PolyU students win five design awards in 2020 Global Student Innovation Challenge
Occupational Therapy students from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) grabbed five design awards in the 2020 Global Student Innovation Challenge at the 14th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2020), which was hosted online by Taipei Medical University. Among the design awards won by PolyU students this year include the prestigious Silver and Bronze awards.
The annual i-CREATe conference aims to promote awareness, acceptance and adaptation of assistive and rehabilitation technologies in the Asia Pacific region. The Global Student Innovation Challenge, a key component of the convention, provides a platform to encourage students from all over the world to compete against one another in developing creative and innovative devices or solutions that improve the quality of living of the elderly and people with disabilities.