Unicef has announced a contest called The Wearables for Good challenge to design wearable tech to help communities around the world.
A challenge to design wearable and sensor technology that serves people in resource constrained environments.
Anyone! The Wearables for Good challenge is open to anybody with ideas, including students, entrepreneurs, members of the maker community, engineers, designers, and technologists.
Across the globe: wherever you are, wherever you live, we want you to participate.
Now! Applications will be accepted until 4 August 2015.
Winners will be announced Fall 2015.
When we work together, the social impact, design, and tech communities can help solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.
Visit the Application Page to enter and learn more.
Find out more here.
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