The Results!

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Press Release


Pol Blanch

Brunel University

D-Shield: a semi-translucent foldable shield that minimises spray drift, blocking pesticides from drifting during application.


Christopher Farrell

Technological University Dublin

ClearWater: a handheld water quality testing device for the presence of chemicals in water, due to run-off from land, providing on the spot testing for several chemicals in one go.


Finlay McEwan

Glasgow School of Art

Equipoise: a reusable plastic gas canister for outdoor cooking, with a stand designed for stability on rough terrain.

Highly Commended:

Euan Gibson-Smith

Glasgow School of Art

ReCreate: a monthly educational service enabling children aged 7-11 to convert plastic waste into recyclable outdoor products.

Pradip Gurung

Brunel University

Stratus: a wildlife collar specially designed to prevent illegal poaching of big cats.

Andrei Petrar

London South Bank University

AER Drone:  a fully autonomous drone which can be deployed in an emergency to alert rescue services.


The Award Ceremony

Watch our 2021 Design in Plastics Award Ceremony – Design for a Natural World