Meet the Teams
Check out the teams and the life-changing projects they are working on.
Projects will be updated on this page as teams advance through the stages of development.
Universidad Tecnológica del Uruguay
A low-cost, portable and compatible harness designed to fit on the back of a chair and reduce the load a caretaker/caregiver, or individual in a wheelchair themselves, must carry when transferring seats.
Adaptive Flute for One Hand
A flute-attachment system that enables individuals with one arm and/or fewer than 5 fingers on one hand to cover all instrument holes so they can play independently.
Universidad San Francisco de Quito
An affordable and intuitive mioelectrical transradial prosthesis designed to control a 3D printed hand. Offers a delicate and powerful grip.
Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P)
An accessible application that solely uses visual icons and audio notes and is intended to serve as an intermediary between banks and users to assist illiterate individuals with financial literacy.
Luxonic. Portable signaling system.
The planned device will show the direction of sharp or loud sounds for not hearing enough person to react to a danger in city streets faster.
Shenkar College of Engineering,
Design and Art
A simple, compact device that allows one to change a baby diaper with only one hand.
University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien
A low-cost, custom tailored, freely configurable input device that enables users to perform a wide variety of actions using just slight fingertip movements (in the range of a few millimeters).
A completely mechanical exo-esqueleton that can transfer
arm movements to leg movements. It will be a way to make physical therapy by your own, like riding a bike but focused on a walking experience.
Ben Gurion University
A device that fits around the arm and connects to a guitar pick at the end. This solution will enable individuals with chronic pain or a lack of control in their hand, arm or shoulder to play a guitar independently without requiring a lot of motion which could cause discomfort.
AIC - "Hey, I see!"
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
A speech-generating device (SGD) producing a matching voice output of objects (i.e. wires of different colors) through visual detection.
For helping the visually impaired and the blind work independently in electronic factories.
Innovation University of Eurasia
A simple, affordable system for attaching a leg prosthesis to the torso.