Deadline:

16 February 2020

Location:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA

(Prize)

Description

2020 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition

Applications are open for the 2020 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition sponsored by Boston Scientific and hosted by the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design.
This competition is available to all student-led teams from around the world that have designed health-related solutions and will provide multiple cash award to the winning candidates.

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The mission of the Whitening School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University is to provide an excellent engineering education that is innovative, rigorous and relevant, and that prepares its graduates for 21st-century leaders. It teaches students to think creatively while drawing upon mathematics and scientific principles to tackle difficult, real-world problems.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

The Competition is open to study health and medical related subjects:

  • Designs of Solutions for Advanced Health Systems
  • Global Health/ Humanitarian Design
  • Healthcare Apps/Information Technology Design

Questions?  Please email to cbid@jhu.edu  and  apolsan1@jhu.edu

Required Languages

English

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES

Program Period

One month

  • March 16 – Announcement of Applicants Selected
  • April 19 – Finals at JHU Homewood Campus

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Project must be focused on a healthcare application
    1. Innovations for both high-resource settings and global health applications are eligible
    2. Device, hardware, and digital solutions are eligible.
  • Project must have been started after January 1st, 2015
  • Project must be driven by full-time students:
    1. Ph.D./Postdoc research projects and projects that have utilized significant research funding (>$100k) are ineligible.
    2. Projects that are not run by full-time students are ineligible. For example, projects run by startup companies or faculty are ineligible.
    3. Eligible full-time students include those working towards undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees (MBA, MD, etc.).

If you have any questions regarding your team’s eligibility, please contact Aditya Polsani at apolsan1@jhu.edu.

  •   Simplified Rubric for Design Brief:

The Design Brief is a two-page executive summary of your design project. The brief should be written for an audience of medtech engineers and designers that are likely not intimately familiar with your clinical and solution space.

Content

Design Briefs will be evaluated by following four criteria. We recommend the design brief is laid out in sections devoted to each criteria.

  1. Problem description (25%)
    1. Define the problem you are addressing, the clinical/healthcare background, and why there is a need for a better solution.
  2. Solution concept(s) (25%)
    1. Present your proposed solution with your design rationale and explain how it meets the needs of the stakeholders involved in your clinical/healthcare problem.
  3. Reduction to practice (25%)
    1. Describe the proof-of-concept experimental results you have completed and/or renderings and photos of your prototype(s).
  4. Pathway to implementation (25%)
    1. Describe the pathway that lies ahead for your project towards creating an impactful solution.
  • Format:

The Design Brief must be <=2 pages in length including figures and must follow NIH formatting guidelines:

  • Use an Arial, Helvetica, Palatino Linotype, or Georgia typeface, a black font color, and a font size of 11 points or larger. (A Symbol font may be used to insert Greek letters or special characters; the font size requirement still applies.)
  • Type density, including characters and spaces, must be no more than 15 characters per inch. Type may be no more than six lines per inch. Use standard paper size (8 ½” x 11) . Use at least one-half inch margins (top, bottom, left, and right) for all pages. No information should appear in the margins.
  • Figures, plots, reference, and/or photos are highly recommended but are counted towards the page limit.

Any design briefs longer than 2 pages will be disqualified from the competition.

Opportunity Cost

(Prize)

  • First Prize 4000$
  • Second Prize 3000$
  • Third Prize 2000$

How to Apply

First Step: 

To apply for the competition, the applicants must submit an online application click apply now.

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