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Multigate wins Gold!

Published: 17 July 2019

The Multigate Cadence® Suction Irrigator received a prestigious Gold Good Design Award on the 11th of July 2019, in recognition of its outstanding design and innovation.

The Good Design Awards Jury spent several days evaluating close to 700 entries according to a strict set of design criteria which covers ‘good design’, ‘design innovation’ and ‘design impact’.  Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia said: “An Australia’s Good Design Award is more than a symbol of design excellence, it represents the hard work and dedication towards an innovative outcome that will ultimately improve our quality of life. These projects showcase the brilliance of design and the potential it has to improve our world.” 

The Good Design Awards Jury praised the Multigate Cadence® Suction Irrigator commenting…

“The design, form and user interface of the Multigate Cadence® Suction Irrigator is well resolved and the tactile experience is a major improvement on existing technologies." 
"A significant innovation that has the possibility to greatly improve the user experience of clinicians in a surgery context.”


The Multigate Cadence® Suction Irrigator is a single use laparoscopic instrument designed to address the needs of the surgeon and their surgical team, in the maintenance of a clear and visible surgical site.

Alanna Leighton, Head of Design and Innovation at Multigate Medical Products Pty Ltd said “The life of a surgeon is very demanding. They work long hours, and routinely place their bodies in uncomfortable positions for long periods of time, all in the interest of their patients.”

“Our goal for Cadence was to design an instrument that enhances their surgical flow. One that provides effortless precision, with superior ergonomics and comfort, so they can perform at their best.”

“Innovation, understanding and care are at the heart of our company values and we really appreciate the recognition and validation this award provides.”

“We believe providing surgeons with intuitive, easy to use devices like our Multigate Cadence® Suction Irrigator has the potential to make a significant difference to their efficiency, stress and fatigue levels in theatre, delivering benefits to surgeons and ultimately better patient outcomes.”