The Stanford Center on Longevity is pleased to announce eight Finalist teams for the 2021 Longevity Design Challenge. These Finalists were selected from 223 submissions received from 37 different countries. The Challenge, now in its eighth year, is open to teams from any accredited university in the world.
After the first ever online Longevity Design Challenge Finals, the Stanford Center on Longevity has named Shishu, Sui aur Dhaaga the winner of the 2019-2020 Design Challenge competition. This team beat out 159 other entries from 35 countries over the course of the competition to win the $10,000 grand prize.
The in-person 2020 Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge have been cancelled due to COVID-19. As a result, we will be holding a “virtual” version of the Finals, with winning teams being selected on April 7, 2020, which was the original date for the in-person Finals.
The Stanford Center on Longevity is pleased to announce eight Finalist teams for the 2020 Longevity Design Challenge. These Finalists were selected from 160 submissions received from 35 different countries. Teams will be awarded $1000 to develop their designs further and will participate in a virtual Finals event, scheduled for April 7th. They will compete for a $10,000 first prize.
Welcome to the 2020 Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge! I’ve had the privilege of directing the Challenge since we first launched the effort in September of 2013. As we enter our seventh year, I’d like to take a few minutes to explain the thinking behind this year’s challenge topic and provide a little (hopefully) helpful advice on how to approach creating an entry.
The Stanford Center on Longevity today announced 8 Finalist teams for its 2018-19 Design Challenge “Contributing at Every Age: Designing for Intergenerational Impact.” Now in its sixth year, the Challenge’s primary goal is to encourage a new generation of designers to become engaged in finding creative solutions that support well-being across the life span.
By almost any measure, longer lives and aging populations are one of the defining trends of the 21stCentury. The Stanford Center on Longevity (SCL) Design Challenge reaches out to university students around the world to create awareness of aging in a younger generation, increasing their preparedness to design for this population and offering a low-risk, practical way to gain exposure to longevity-related opportunities.