TOM:Boston at The Ruderman Inclusion Summit
In conjunction with the Ruderman Family Foundation and TOM (Tikkum Olam Makers), the Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program of Northeastern University is happy to announce a second MakeAthon in the works!
What is a Makeathon?
Between 6 and 10 teams comprised of engineers, designers, artists, healthcare professionals and more will compete to design and prototype solutions to everyday problems experienced by people with disabilities. Each product will be presented on Monday, November 20th to a panel of judges.
The winning team gains access to the IDEA Venture Accelerator at Northeastern University!
In attendance will be some of the biggest names funding the creation of products for those with physical disabilities. This Makeathon is a huge networking opportunity for all who attend.
The best part?
The Cost of Admission is Free
Tools and machinery
CNC Milling machine
Bring Your Own Stuff! What Ever You Need BRING IT! Have a favorite tool? bring it with you!
Tell Us What You Need
Let us know if you need a specific material or tool and we’ll get it for you!
Every team will have its own budget for special materials
DEMO Day November 20th
Join us on November 20th at 4:30pm in Seaport World Trade Center & Seaport Hotel for the closing event of this exciting and impactful Makeathon. We are excited to show what has been made and encourage the feedback of the community to guide teams with future improvements. This event is open to all Summit participants.