Application Deadline- May 31, 2018 at 11:59 pm (EST).
The Innovative Design for Accessibility (IDeA) student competition aims to inspire students to use their creativity to develop innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to accessibility-related issues resulting in communities that are more accessible for persons with disabilities.
The objectives of the program are:
- to contribute to the creation of a culture of accessibility in Canada
- to motivate students to think about accessibility issues and to include accessibility in their creation of social and technological innovations now and in the future
- to develop cost-effective, practical and innovative concepts, programs, initiatives or designs that address everyday accessibility issues
First place – $2,000
Students who finish in first place will receive $2,000 and all expenses paid trip to showcase their project at the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) Annual Conference.
Second place – $1,500
Third place – $1,000
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