Teams comprised of engineers, designers, artists, healthcare professionals and more will compete to design and prototype solutions to everyday problems experienced by people with disabilities. Each team will have a list of challenges to choose from to help guide the ideation process. Their product will then be presented on Monday, November 20th to a panel of judges.
The winning team gains access to the IDEA Venture Accelerator at Northeastern University.This is a great opportunity for students to come build their portfolio, network with mentors & investors and change someone's life!
All Makeathon attendees gain unrestricted access to the 2017 Inclusion Summit (http://www.inclusion2017.org/) as well as a party at 8pm on Sunday for students & young professionals.
Check out some of the amazing mentors we have coming: http://www.northeastern.edu/nurseinnovation/inclusion-makeathon/
Wood MaterialTools and machinery 3D PrintersLaser CuttersCNC Milling machineElectronics MaterialsBYOS
Bring Your Own Stuff! What Ever You Need BRING IT! Have a favorite tool? bring it with you!Tell Us What You Need
Let us know if you need a specific material or tool and we’ll get it for you!Team Budget
Every team will have its own budget for special materials