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The Assistive Technology Design Prize 2017

An exciting new design competition for young product designers.

The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)​ and Designability have teamed up to look for an original idea that could change the lives of disabled adults or children, older people or people living with long term health conditions.

The Assistive Technology Design Prize will provide a springboard for the development of your product ideas in the area of assistive technology.

The prize winner will receive:

  • Mentoring from Designability staff to help develop their idea; product design, industrial design, user interface design, mechanical engineering, design research, clinical expertise.
  • Access to Designability workshop facilities including 3D printer, CNC milling machine, metal fabrication, soft modelling.
  • Dedicated project/desk space at Designability for the development of their idea.
  • Winner will also have access to £5,000 of funding to support the development of their idea and to cover expenses as required (travel, accommodation and food).

You may like to enter if you:

  • are about to begin a course in design or engineering
  • are a university or college undergraduate studying design or engineering
  • have recently graduated from a course in design or engineering
  • work in health and social care.

Further details about the prize and how to submit your idea are available here.

The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 19th June 2017.

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