Design Competition

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Student/Patient-Caregiver meetings

Feedback  from Patient-Caregiver

January 14, 6-8pm

Info. Session

 

 

January

Design Process Training

 

 

February 1

Team Registration Deadline

 

 

February

 Problem Understanding &      Solution Exploration

Feb 6: Support group meeting

Feb 16: Meet and greet

Feedback from Patient & Caregiver 

 

March 2-3

First Design-a-Hack-a-thon

 

Feedback from Mentor, Patient & Caregiver 

March

Prototype Development

TBA 

Feedback from Patient & Caregiver 

 

April 6-7

Second Design-a-Hack-a-thon 

 

Feedback from Mentor, Patient & Caregiver 

April

Prototype Development

 

TBA 

Feedback from Patient & Caregiver 

 

May

Prototype Development

TBA 

Feedback from Patient & Caregiver 

  

June 1

Competition 

 

 

 

Evaluation Rubric

1. The Need: Was the project truly aimed at the needs of patients and caregivers of Parkinson's disease?  (10 points)

    The NEED assessment and definition (this will include how many times the team met with the patients and caregivers, the quality of the interactions, how well the team understood the need, and how well it was defined).

 

2. The Process (10 points)

The prototyping process (how well did the team test their initial ideas using rapid prototyping or equivalent methods.  5 points
How well did the Prototype/Minimum Viable Product meet the need?   5 points

 

3. The Solution: How good is the Idea and the Design? (15 points)

Quality of the Technical solution.  10 points
How scalable/commercializable the idea is.  5 points

 

4The Presentation: Quality of the Presentation (5 points)

Oral presentation: engaged audience, presented the information clearly, and stayed within allotted time.
Poster: Information presented in such way that the need, process and solution are easily understood.

 

Total assessment: 40 points