Horizon Impact Award winner 2020

The Horizon Impact award recognizes and celebrates outstanding projects that have used their results to provide value for society. The winner of this prestigious award in 2020 is the “MACH” project - a cooperation between RWTH Aachen, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital and Berlin Heart GmbH to develop and launch a mobile driving unit for the EXCOR® ventricular assist device. The EXCOR® Active provides mobility and autonomy to hospitalized children with end-stage heart failure waiting for a heart transplant.