(23th May 2014) 
Application and submission deadlines extended
To allow better preparation of design proposals and opportunities for more entries, application and submission deadlines have been extended to 6th June 2014 and 18 July 2014 respectively.

Design Competition for Stroke Patients

Take your ideas from concept to reality, and improve the lives of the stroke patients!

The NEAR Design Competition (DC) invites participants to use their talent and creative thinking to design and prototype an innovative solution to problem faced by the sufferers of stroke.

Competition Overview

  • Design and prototype an innovative solution to problems faced by the sufferers of stroke in one or more of the following classes:
    • Ischemic
    • Hemorrhagic
  • The competition is open to university students and young engineers
  • Participants may enter in teams of no more than five (5) members
  • The NEAR DC will be held in two (2) separate rounds
  • Teams from each Region will be selected to join the Finals in Beijing, China
The full competition rules and application form can be downloaded below:
 IMechE NEAR DCSS Regulation 28-5-2014 Update 2 rev 1 ​(Updated on 28 May 2014)

IMechE-NEAR DC 2014 application form

NEAR DC 2014 Poster


To join the competition, submit the completed application form via email by 6th June 2014.

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