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Innovation Challenge

Challenge is Active. This challenge is part of the Junior Academy and not open for general application.
Wearables

Status

Challenge Status: Challenge is Active. This challenge is part of the Junior Academy and not open for general application.
Application Status: Open to Junior Academy Members


Key Dates

Challenge Begins: 02/19/2024
Challenge Closes: 04/21/2024
Solutions Due By: 04/21/2024
Winners Announced: 05/15/2024


Eligibility: Open to all students ages 13-17 in the Junior Academy.  

From watches to implants to sensor-enabled clothes, tiny, “wearable” microprocessors are all around us both in consumer and industrial uses. With the explosion of the Internet of Things (IOT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), the current and near-future possibilities for wearable technology are only limited by our imagination. Used widely and connected in a network, wearables hold the potential to be powerful tools for responding to some of the world’s trickiest issues.

How could you use today’s wearable devices, or design new wearable technology, to address challenging issues in disaster management or non-communicable diseases?

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