Assistive Tech Challenge

A business pitch competition seeking solutions that facilitate greater independence for people with disabilities.

Register to Attend


June 2, 2020

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Register to Attend

Six teams from the Open Division and four teams from the Professional Division will pitch their ideas for a total of $15,000 in prize money available to top presenters.

Form a team. Develop a solution. Pitch your idea.

Frequently Asked Questions

Identify real-world challenges

Seeking Solutions related to:

  • Independent living
  • Access to employment
  • Support for care providers
  • Social skill development
  • Improved public infrastructure

Who can apply

Open Division
Students and community-based teams.

Professional Division
Companies with annual revenues under $200,000.

Awards for top presenters

First Place in each category will receive $5,000. Second Place in each category will receive $2,500.

Pitch Day – Tentative Schedule of Events

June 2, 2020

2:00 pm
Open Division Pitches
2:10 pm
Professional Division Pitches
2:50 pm
Panel Discussion during Judges’ Deliberation
3:15 pm
Awards Ceremony
3:30 pm

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