The Medical Device Make-A-Thon is a 48-hour competition where teams are challenged to design and prototype a medical device that solves a given clinical or medical problem. Students from all over the country and various backgrounds of majors are invited to participate in this fun filled weekend of networking and innovation.
February 23-25th, 2024
BSE Atrium, Biotechnology Sciences & Engineering Building, 1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249
Students will learn valuable skills that will aid them in developing a prototype of their device. A Solidworks workshop will be held to help students design a 3D model of their device and they will meet with experts in the field who will mentor them. After designing this model, the top 15 teams will move on to the next round of judging and they will be able to 3D print their devices and submit a final presentation. The judges will be industry professionals and university professors with whom the students will have plenty of opportunities to network with. Top 5 teams will receive prize money!