IVF Hartmann

IVF Hartmann AG, based in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, is an internationally active Swiss manufacturer of medical consumer goods. The core activities of the group of companies comprise the four business areas Wound Care, Incontinence, Operating Theatre Products and First Aid.

The Product

IVF Hartmann launched an emergency trauma kit consisting of a Tourniquet and other products for hemostasis in various parts of the body. The set is placed in easily accessible places such as train stations, subway stations, airports and other public facilities, similar to defibrillators. Furthermore, the set can also be provided at events.

On behalf of IVF, QUO accompanied the development of the product from the definition of the requirements, the conception and prototypes to the series implementation.


Functional prototype

Scope of Performance

Analysis of the requirements
Concept development
Production-orientated design
Design of critical components
FEM calculations
Support for prototype implementation
Product graphics

Project Duration

18 months

Core Team