Bacteria are the biggest biomass on the planet; more than all living things exist together and still their presence remains obscure in our lives. Bacteria are often perceived as negative, as a pathogen or as a purely scientific issue. Germo turn bacteria and germs into positive & meaningful learning experience.
Germo is a digital-biological platform, enhancing children’s scientific knowledge and interest of the biological field, bringing children together through science, technology and fun.
Germo has been developed in collaboration with Microlab ltd. a leading lab specializing in microbiology analysis. This collaboration between design and science yielded a new platform for hands-on educational experiences.
Germo is a biological-digital toy which turns scientific complexity into a playful and meaningful educational experience for children.
The project, which was honored by Britain’s Secretary of Education, Ms. Nikki Morgan, has won the Sandberg Grant for Development of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem (2015) and Polanski Excellence in Design award.