Competition success for Singapore students

Students from the University of Glasgow Singapore have enjoyed success in the Asia Pacific Assistive, Rehabilitative & Therapeutic Technologies (AR&TTs) Challenge 2015.

The competition provides a platform for student innovators to transform their ideas into prototypes for possible commercialisation for the healthcare industry.

Specifically, the challenge focuses on assistive, rehabilitative and therapeutic technologies aimed at improving the quality of life of patients, the elderly and people with disabilities.

The competition was held on 26 and 27 March 2015 in conjunction with RehabTech Asia 2015 – an international exhibition of the latest healthcare technologies.

A total of 40 submissions comprising of individual and team projects from Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia were shortlisted.

University of Glasgow students from the Mechanical Design Engineering and Mechatronics programmes at UGS were awarded 3rd prize and a number of other awards:

  • Muhammad Azhar Bin Said – 3rd Prize and Crowd Voting Award
  • Muhammad Zahid Bin Hamdan – Industry Collaboration and Crowd Voting Award
  • Koh Kai Yong (who made a team submission with 3 students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic) – Functionality Award
  • Ng Han Kiat and Chua Ye Quan Ryner – Presentation Award


First published: 7 April 2015

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