INCLUSION MAKEATHON: SUNDAY-MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19-20, 2017

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


 

Resources

Fabrication Tools 

Wood Material
Tools and machinery
3D Printers
Laser Cutters
CNC Milling machine
Electronics Materials

BYOS

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!

Team Budget

Every team will have its own budget for special materials

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Mentors

Andrew Ginsburg

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Daniel Feinberg EdD, MBA

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DIRECTOR HEALTH INFORMATICS PROGRAM | ASSISTANT CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR, COLLEGE OF COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SCIENCES 

Gabor Bethlendy MSW, BS

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CEO & FOUNDER, MEENTA 

Hiyam Nadel MBA, BSN, RN

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NURSING DIRECTOR AT MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL 

Jim Papadopoulos PhD, MS, BS

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ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR, MECHANICAL AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 

Michael Kane, PhD

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 

Noah Hendler MS, APRN

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FOUNDING PARTNER, CARE ARCHITECT 

Peter Cargill Jr.

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VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES, GPS DENTAL | DENTREPS | DR RECRUITING 

Sarah Ostadabbas PhD, MS, BS

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 

Sean Hennessey, MBA

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VICE PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR OF MEDIA, SCHNEIDER ASSOCIATES 

Steven Ruggieri

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EXECUTIVE VP/COO, LAUNCHPAD VENTURE GROUP 

Susan L. Parish PhD, MSW

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DEAN, BOUVE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY