Ga. Tech Places Third in National Event

National Idea to Product Competion Hosted at Ga. Tech

Students from 10 universities demonstrated their product design and entrepreneurial skills on April 5 at the National Idea-to-Product Competition for Social Entrepreneurship at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Georgia Tech's entry, a tongue drive system that can be used to access a computer, operate a powered wheelchair or control the user's environment, placed third in the competition.

Other winners included the University of Sheffield with their first place recycle project and the Illinois Institute of Technology with their second place project designed to assist blind and visually impaired athletes.