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This design project is the culmination of the BME curriculum. It features the development of a working prototype device, along with entrepreneurship, market research, and outreach to the disabled community.

You will work in a team to design and develop solutions for real world issues faced by individuals with disabilities and the medical devices industry. Emphasis is placed on oral and written communication of the design to various audiences, including the clients.

Each spring, design teams demonstrate their prototype devices to faculty, graduate students and invited guests from industry and the community.

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Engineering students talk to a handicapped boy driving his wheelchair with a joystick.