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Design Competition: Improve Respiratory Protection

The 2021 Alycia Buckman Competition in Textile Technology calling for submissions for Designs of Respiratory Protection for Your Generation

Participations solicited via online Design Workshops
Contest Submissions –––– deadline April 3, 2021

Eligible Designs for Smart Materials cover any of the following:
1- Functional prototype for N95-level respiratory protection, &/or
2- Methodology for assessing mask efficacy in the home, &/or
3- Revised CARES protocol: Comfort, Audibility, Risk-reduction, Ease, Sociability

Semi-finalists (selected 4/3/21) receive funding & advisory board assistance for materials to 3D print or textile craft prototypes; payment to research participants for testing; business planning for video and content strategy for online funding campaign; supply chain consultation; open source licensing with protection of intellectual property

Details or via text 510-972-8522