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University of California, Berkeley

A platform that matches seniors with tenants who offer them assistance on household chores in exchange for a more affordable housing option.


Beijing University, Beijing, China
This gardening tool focuses on the desire of older people in rural China to be able to grow their own vegetables, a traditional pastime made difficult by the movement of the younger generation to more urban environments.

2016-2017 Stanford Longevity Design Challenge Now Open for Submissions

No cost to enter Over $30,000 in cash prizes and travel allowances will be awarded Finalists receive industry mentors and a travel award to present at Stanford University Each year since 2012, the Stanford Center on Longevity has challenged students around the world to design thoughtful products and services that improve the quality of wellbeing […]

City Cart & Memoir Monopoly Win the Stanford Center on Longevity 2015-2016’s Design Challenge Grand Prizes!

We’re proud to announce the $10,000 grand prize winners of our 2015-2016 Design Challenge: City Cart, in the Mobility category, and Memoir Monopoly, in the Mind category. Winners were selected on April 5, 2016 by a panel of experts after an all-day pitch session in front of a capacity crowd of industry leaders, educators, and community advocates at the Stanford Center on Longevity. Read more >

Based on an exciting and fast-paced day of pitches from our talented finalists, our panel of judges selected our 2015-2016 winners. In the Mind division, first place went to “Memoir Monopoly” from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and the Mobility top prize went to “City Cart” from San Francisco State.


Our judges have selected the top six teams in two categories (Mind and Mobility), and they will pitch their presentations before a live audience to determine the winner of the cash prizes. In addition to our finalists presentations, the day will feature talks from Dr. Tom Rando (Stanford University) and Dr. Joyce Yen Feng (Taiwan Executive Yuan).

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