Non-Emory or GT students Alumni (*exception: Fall 2020 graduates) 1-person teams
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Solutions for returning to work and school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic - think outside the box!
REAL WORLD PERSPECTIVES
Hear about some of the challenges faced across multiple perspectives to help spark ideas!
WHAT Video showcasing solution + 1 sentence description LENGTH 5 minutes max CONTENT No rules - present project however you think is best. Make sure to keep judging criteria in mind! FORMAT YouTube Link
MAGNITUDE OF PROBLEM/IMPACT Significance of problem Size of population likely to impact Priority of problem for population affected MARKETABILITY Consumer appeal/business adoption Potential profitability Ease of product adoption INNOVATION Creativity of solution Uniqueness Novelty VIABILITY Feasibility (to build, manufacture, deploy, finance) Practicality Confidence in design Clear pathway from prototype to product DELIVERY OF PITCH Clear, comprehensive explanation of details of problem and solution Engaging presentation Audience/judges understanding of problem and solution
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Peruse various articles HERE on COVID-19, working and schooling remotely, testing, etc.
PREVIOUS WINNING TEAMS (MAY 2020)
CAPACIT: An app that communicates current population density and capacity at businesses and public spaces to users. CARERING: An app that keeps users informed about nursing home residents' needs and health status. COVIDHUB: Integrating COVID test results into legacy Electronic Medical Records (EMRs).