Enable Ireland, in partnership with DIT, launched their Community Design Challenge in Microsoft, Sandyford last December.
The 2016 competition was open to students nationally and internationally and is sponsored by Leckey, a company which specializes in designing and manufacturing specialist seating and postural management devices for children with disabilities. Students are asked to imagine how to adapt, improve, integrate or augment products to make them fun for the user, and as a consequence help remove the stigma of disability.
We are delighted to announce that the winners of the 2016 Community Design Challenge are as follows:
The winners were John Larkin, Ross Murray, James O’Brien and Aivanan Gedzevicius for thie 'Accessible Bowling App'
Big congratulations to the members of the winning team!
We would like to thank all participants for their commitment and participation in this year's Community Design Challenge. The entries offered potential solutions to real life challenges which were both creative and practical. We look forward to building on this year's competition and to the potential development of some of the produce concepts to prototype stage, with the support of Dublin Institute of Technology and Purdue University in the US.