The UBORA design competition 2018, announced during the closing ceremony of the UBORA design school in Nairobi, officially started in the first days of January.
The competition seeks innovative biomedical engineering solutions from students (individuals or teams) addressing healthcare problems faced by the ageing society promoting Healthy Ageing, enabling individuals to live both longer and healthier lives, or can be used in treatments of age-related diseases, syndromes, and disabilities.
For the best-ranked projects, travel from the university town to Pisa and back and full-board will be provided for one team member to attend the UBORA Design School 2018 to be held at University of Pisa (Pisa – Italy) from 3rd to 7th September 2018. Specific places are reserved for students of ABEC partners.
You can also help us in disseminating the competition by printing and attaching the competition flyer in your university! Thanks in advance!
The call for ideas for the next design school are on-line! The Design School will be held at Kenyatta University from 23rd to 27 October 2017.
This year the contest is an integral part of the UBORA Eu Project, and is open to students from ABEC members and UBORA consortium. The abstract must be submitted before 8th of April 2017, and must be focused on reducing child mortality.
For the 24 best-ranked projects travel and full-board will be provided for one team member to attend the Design School.
The instruction to submit the abstract can be found here.
Please, help us in disseminating this initiative printing the flyer and post it on the wall of your department!