Arjun B S and Ajay Krishnan A, students of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), are the national winners of the prestigious James Dyson Award 2022. Their unique innovation, EpiSHOT, is a reusable epinephrine autoinjector for patients suffering from a severe and potentially fatal systemic allergic reaction that occurs suddenly after contact with an allergen
Arjun and Ajay will receive prize money of about Rs 4.6 Lakhs. They will also represent India in the international round, where final winners will be handpicked by James Dyson, the English inventor, industrial engineer, and billionaire entrepreneur who founded the company Dyson. James Dyson is best known as the inventor of the dual cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner, which works on the principle of cyclonic separation. The Dyson Dual Cyclone, Wikipedia says, became the fastest selling vacuum cleaner ever made in the UK.
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