About the Competition
Looking to use your creativity and engineering design skills to help with this pandemic? Consider using your design skills by forming a team and entering BESt's virtual design competition. All teams will have two weeks (January 18th, 2021 - January 31st, 2021) to develop and submit their design for evaluation to a panel of professors and graduate students. We will be holding Q&A session with the judging pannel to answer any student questions on January 22nd, 2021 TBD time. The winner may have the possibility to implement their design to help society! Message our
or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Winning Prize of 250$
Runner-up prizes of 150$ and 100$ available for second and third places respectively.
To register, please fill out BOTH the eventbrite link and the google registration form, all fees will be refunded through submission of a design. Only one registration needs to be completed per team. Please note that registration is on a first come first serve basis and there will be a maximum of 20 teams participating. Note that upon entry, your team members are allowing BESt permission to use student names on social media for the purpose of annoucing competition winners.
i) Must be an undergraduate student or a recent graduate (student in Fall 2020) from a Canadian university or college
Design Topic 1: COVID-19 Vaccine
This design topic will focus on EITHER
a) Transporting the COVID-19 Vaccine
b) Storing the COVID-19 Vaccine
Design Topic 2: Flint, Michigan Water Crisis
Lead from aging pipes leached into the water supply, leading to extremely elevated levels of the heavy metal neurotoxin and exposing over 100,000 residents to elevated lead levels.