Danish Design Award 2018 Winner - Safepad™


SafepadTM – winner of The Danish Design Award 2018

in the category “Daily Life”. SafepadTM is an intelligent sanitary pad designed to make a difference for girls globally #‎danishdesignaward

Denmark, May 28th 2018  – Real Relief proudly announces today that Safepad™, a unique and innovatively designed product that offers a safe and infection-free experience to women during menstrual periods, won the Danish Design Award 2018 by the Danish Design Center in the category “Daily Life”. The winners were selected by a jury of 14 designers, company directors and other experts.

The timing of the award could not have been more appropriate as May 28th is the International Menstrual Hygiene Day. SafepadTM and the Danish Design Award thereby leaving a significant contribution to the world wide focus to leave no girl behind #breakthesilence about menstruation.

The Danish Design Award jury says about Safepad™: In many places around the world, myths and taboos surrounding menstruation have unfortunate consequences, sometimes making girls and women stay home from school or work during their period. One of the causes is lack of access to sanitary pads or proper sanitation. The reusable sanitary pad addresses this problem and offers a sterile and durable solution. An innovative product that prevents infections while also helping to prevent the social isolation of girls and women in third-world countries.”

“Safepad™ is our solution to improve the quality of life of girls and woman globally. It’s the first time an intelligent hygiene pad is introduced to the global market and we are committed to serving woman in need of new and better alternatives”, said Trine Angeline Sig, CEO of Real Relief from DDA 2018 award ceremony at, the head quarters of the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) in Copenhagen.

“Danish Design Award (DDA) is the major annual Danish design event, that celebrates the best design solutions and highlights how design can make a difference for our society, we are therefore immensely proud to receive the recognition presented with this award”, said Torben Holm Larsen, Technical director of Real Relief from DDA 2018, DI Copenhagen.