Creating innovative solutions for our nation’s heroes

Challenge America, the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System, and Cleveland Clinic Innovations have partnered to launch the first international Veterans Makeathon Event April 25 – 27 at Saint Edwards High School.

Be a Project Leader, Solution Maker, Documenter, or Mentor to a team of innovators dedicated to one injured Veteran’s daily challenge and make a direct and lasting impact on his/her life.

Specifically, we are looking for mechanical engineers, biomedical engineers, industrial designers, software programmers, assistive technology experts, prosthetics technicians, physicians, textile technicians/designers, psychologists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists.

This is a community-wide event. Anyone can participate. Deadline to register is February 28, and the first meeting is March 1. Please see the Challenge America website for more details.