Win a chance to work with the Designability team to bring your ideas to life!

50th Anniversary: Assistive Technology Design Prize


Entries are now open for the 2018 Assistive Technology Design Prize, sponsored by Motability Operations.

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Tell us about your idea for a product that will improve the lives of people living with a disability or long term health condition, and if selected win a 3-month placement at Designability and a £5,000 prize to help develop your product.

Now in its second year, the Assistive Technology Design Prize supports young designers to develop their ideas for great new products.

Find out all you need to know about this year’s prize and submit your entry here.

Applications should be received no later than midday on Monday 25th June, and interviews will take place week beginning 2nd July 2018.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED, to encourage a greater numbers of applications.

Thank you to those students that met the original Wednesday 6th June deadline. You may submit a revised application if you wish, but you do not have to. All previous applications will be reviewed.

Submit your entry

Please provide us with the following information using the online form below.

About you: Tell us a bit about yourself; name, email, home address, education, experience and interests

Short description of idea: In no more than 500 words please describe the idea, the problem that it addresses, who it would benefit, and your ambitions to develop the idea further with support from Designability?

Originality: Please confirm that, to the best of your knowledge, this product is your own original idea and does not already exist.

Availability: What is your ability to attend an interview at the end of June (if shortlisted) and to travel to/stay in Bath during the summer (between July and September) to be supported by the Designability team to develop your idea further?

Images of idea: Please submit up to 3 images that help to describe the idea. These can be sketches, illustrations, design visualisations, or photographs of models or prototypes.

Send the images to keirhaines@designability.org.uk using wetransfer.

In the message field please include Your name and Assistive Technology Design Prize Entry – 2018