Highly skilled aspirants from all over the globe have a beneficiary opportunity to take part in the Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge. The challenge is focused on ideas that support long, healthy, and happy lives for everyone by focusing on designing affordable solutions.
This opportunity is available for all university students who want to design products and services which optimize long life for us all. It is open to encourage students to design products and services to improve well-being across the lifespan.
The Stanford Center on Longevity was founded in 2007 by two of the world’s leading authorities on longevity and ageing. It develops workable solutions for urgent issues confronting the world as the population ages.
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To take part in this program, the candidates must follow the given criteria:
- The opportunity is available for all university students from all around the world.
- The competition is open to teams of 2-5 students enrolled during the 2019-2020 academic year, attending an accredited university or college globally.
- Each team must have at least one full-time student, and if the unit is selected as a finalist, only students may present.
You must meet the requirements listed below:
- The topic must be broad enough to encompass potential entries from a range of disciplines and allow for a large number of varying entries.
- The topic needs to be concise enough to be easily understandable and so that tangible solutions can be envisioned.
For applying to this challenge, you are required to follow this process:
- Create a design for a product, service, or program that addresses the challenge topic.
- Submit your design online any time between September 9 and December 6, 2019.
- For further details, please visit the Challenge website at designchallenge.stanford.edu and register for updates. Follow the Challenge: Face book (facebook.com/RedesignLongLife) and Twitter (@StanfordLngLife)
- Winners will get the cash prizes: $10,000 (1st place), $5,000 (2nd place), $2,000 (3rd place).
- Finalists receive mentorship and personalized coaching from industry experts and researchers.
- Finalists receive airfare and hotel reimbursement (limited max value) for a student to attend the Finals at Stanford University to present their idea to investors and potential customers.
- Finalists attend an entrepreneurial workshop at Stanford and learn how to create a business plan to take their concept into execution.
Application Deadline: December 6, 2019