Recently, the Danish government's biennial design competition, INDEX: Award 2009, celebrated examples of design to improve life. The award accepts nominations internationally, and ultimately 6 winners are selected to represent 5 award categories – Body, Home, Work, Play and Community.

Recently, the Danish government’s biennial design competition, INDEX: Award 2009, celebrated examples of design to improve life. The award accepts nominations internationally, and ultimately 6 winners are selected to represent 5 award categories – Body, Home, Work, Play and Community.  The winners are awarded 500,000 Euros each.

The five winning designs were:

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The Freeplay Fetal Heart Rate Monitor, a hand-cranked monitor, which can be used during childbirth in remote areas without access to electricity.

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