2019 IDeA competition winners
Nine university students and student teams are winners of the national 2019 Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) competition for their work to reduce accessibility barriers on their campuses and in their communities.
First place – Three prizes of $5,000
Students who finish in first place will receive $5,000 and all expenses paid trip to showcase their project at a national conference.
Second place -Three prizes of $1,500
Third place – Three prizes of $1,000
Engineering students at UBC built a custom wheelchair frame out of state of the art chromoly. This innovation allowed me to exponentially increase my speed and propelled me to new levels that I could not have imagined before.