The design BootCamp on COVID-19

By | June 15, 2020

The Youth Innovators Competition and Design Bootcamp 2020, organized by UNECA, UNESCO, DSI of South Africa, with the support of the UBORA platform and EngineeringForChange, will start on June 15.

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The Bootcamp will run on-line over two weeks, from Monday to Friday (15-19 and 22-26 June). Students will have the opportunity to listen to outstanding keynotes, follow classes and workshops on Device Design, and will work in group on a medical device project to solve one of the following challenges related to COVID-19:

  1. Enhance medical devices and personal protection gear design and fabrication
  2. Alternative tools for efficient and effective contact tracing and isolation
  3. New approaches for testing and diagnosis
  4. Reliable and cost-effective medical devices for therapy

Here the detailed programme