The SourceAmerica Design Challenge is a national engineering competition aimed at creating innovative workplace technology for people with disabilities.
Student teams work with an individual with a disability through a nonprofit agency that employs people with disabilities. The goal is to invent a process, device, system or software that can enhance productivity or overcome workplace obstacles. Inventions are evaluated on their impact in the workplace.
Challenge Timeline and Process:
- Registration: August 1 – November 4, 2016
- Project Submission: January 12, 2017
- Semi-Finals: February 2017
- Finals Event: April 2017