Internationally, the German Design Award is one of the most coveted prizes given in recognition of design achievements. This year it was the Tyscor VS 4 suction unit from DÜRR DENTAL that won over the international jury, scooping the German Design Award 2021 in the category “Excellent Product Design – Medical Rehabilitation and Health Care”.


Reduction of aerosols thanks to powerful suction unit:

A powerful suction unit is an indispensable piece of kit in any dental practice: its ability to suction away the spray mist generated during procedures means it has a large part to play in guarding against infection. Without this kind of suction system, the cooling spray from fast-running and ultrasonic instruments can cause an aerosol cloud to spread throughout the entire treatment room, presenting a risk of infection. Thanks to a suction power of around 300 l/min, a suction unit provides an efficient way of reducing this.

Not only is the Tyscor VS 4 reaching new heights in performance and efficiency, it also has the potential to achieve energy savings of as much as 50%. As well as this, its two suction stages ensure that this premium suction unit is exceptionally safe and reliable to operate. The sound-absorbing housing and smooth-running engineering make Tyscor systems the quietest in their class.


The German Design Award is awarded by the German Design Council. Founded in 1953 by the German Parliament, the not-for-profit body seeks to promote design in a way that enhances the value of brands. This has established the German Design Council as one of the world’s leading authorities on communication and market launches in the design sector.

Martin Dürrstein, CEO of DÜRR DENTAL SE, expressed his delight at winning the award: “Our high-performance suction units enjoy universal recognition and popularity among dental experts. Using our suction units cuts down on aerosol formation, significantly reducing the risk of infection for both the practice team and the patient. Through the Tyscor VS 4, we have set new standards in technology and aesthetics. We are delighted that the German Design Council, as an independent body, has recognised this and chosen to honour our work with the German Design Award.”