The Stanford Center on Longevity is now inviting applications for its sixth annual Design Challenge that encourages students to design products and services to improve well-being across the lifespan. This challenge is open to teams of 2-5 students enrolled during the 2018-2019 academic year, attending an accredited university or college globally.
The Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge offers cash prizes and free entrepreneur mentorship in a competition open to all university students around the world who want to design products and services which optimize long life for us all.
This year’s challenge focuses on building longevity solutions with cross-generational teams. $17,000 in cash prizes will be awarded, and finalists will receive paid travel to Stanford, where they will present their designs to renowned industry, academic, and government leaders.
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Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- The challenge is open to teams of 2-5 students enrolled during the 2018-2018 academic year, attending an accredited university or college globally.
- Each team must consist of at least one student and at least an additional team member who identifies as being of a different generational cohort from that student.
How to Apply & Competitions Rules:
To win the competition, you need to do register through the given link:
- Each team must consist of at least two people: 1) at least one full-time student from an accredited institution of higher education anywhere in the world 2)
- at least one additional member from a different generation (does not have to be a student)
- Teams may have a total of up to 5 members and may include non-students
- Only students are allowed to present at the Finals
- Cash prizes: $10,000 (1st place), $5,000 (2nd place), $2,000 (3rd place)
- Finalists receive:
- $1000 for prototyping and presentation development
- Mentorship and personalized coaching from leading industry experts and researchers
- Airfare and hotel reimbursement for 1 student from each team to attend the Finals at Stanford University to present their idea.
Applications will close on December 8, 2018.