The 2009 DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge

» ANNOUNCING OUR WINNERS: The 2009 DiabetesMine™ Design Challenge – DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog

A huge congratulations and thank you to all who participated in this open innovation contest! This is truly “crowdsourcing” at its best — asking the community for its brightest ideas on how to improve life with diabetes.2009-design-challenge-icon-square-114-x-126

At final toll, we received over 150 entries from participants describing themselves as:

* Students – in Design, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Biotechnology, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, and Business
* Electronic and computer engineers
* Graphic designers
* Entrepreneurs
* Medical device design engineers
* User experience researchers
* Parents of Type 1 children
* Children with Type 1
* Spouses of diabetics
* Children of Type 2 parents

Participating universities included:

* UC Berkeley
* Harvard
* Stanford
* Northwestern University
* UC San Diego
* University of Maryland
* Iuav University od Venice
* UNAM (Mexico City’s National University)


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