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Award Winning Projects

AWARD WINNING PROJECTS

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STEM Research projects are completed by students working individually, or in a team of up to three. Students investigate areas of life which can be improved through innovation. The projects below all successfully participated in the TeenTech Awards programme where students are challenged to design ideas to make life ‘better, simpler, safer or more fun’.

TeenTech provide free access to mentors and an inspiring range of resources to support students and projects. The TeenTech Awards programme enables students to work on a wide range of themes from transport to sport, healthcare to entertainment, fashion to finance, energy efficiency to food security, the future of music to the future of construction.

You can see some of the awards our projects have won below.

Our PROJECTS

Agripod

Aditya Mathur, Ali Kamel and Lucas Hoffman, students from Leicester Grammar School Trust in Leicestershire, have been awarded with The Siemens Digital Decarbonisation Award. Their project ‘AgriPod’ was designed to prevent water contamination for farmers in northern India. The creation followed Aditya’s visit to a relative’s farm in northern India, where he discovered that there was a vast array of potential issues that could be addressed with a technology and data-based solution.

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TOOTH DOCTOR

Students designed an electric toothbrush, adapted for the use of children, equipped with special functions to eradicate oral complications. This toothbrush, ToothDoctor, utilises QLF (Quantitative Light-Induced Fluorescence) technology to detect the presence of plaque and cavities.

MEDIVEST

Students manufactured a unique, advanced piece of wearable technology designed to combat the often-crippling cases of severe epilepsy, allowing patients to monitor and send their vital signs to their doctors from the comfort of their homes in a safe, accurate and crucially non-invasive manner.

TOOTH DOCTOR

Students designed an electric toothbrush, adapted for the use of children, equipped with special functions to eradicate oral complications. This toothbrush, ToothDoctor, utilises QLF (Quantitative Light-Induced Fluorescence) technology to detect the presence of plaque and cavities.

SMART TENDON BOOTS

Students developed ‘Smart Tendon Boots’- tendon boots for elite show jumping horses that can measure the acceleration of a horse landing after a jump, and then use this data to calculate the amount of force that is being exerted on the horse’s legs and whether this amount will be acceptable. It will feed this data back, in real time, to a smart phone/ smart watch, alerting the rider if the horse’s forelegs had experienced an excessive amount of force.

EXELEGRADE

Students designed a website to mark long essay questions for GCSE Chemistry which offers feedback to students on the use of keywords from mark schemes.

S.P.A.R

Students worked to create a virtual reality classroom environment to allow those who are not able to join in.

SAFECASE

A phone case that helps protect against attacks on young women – pepper spray, alarm, recording the attack.

STEARCLEAR

Students adapted the modern steering wheel to make driving a more enjoyable experience whilst making it safer and more interesting to drive.

BIOSENSE

Students researched into the detection of glucose in the urine of undiagnosed type 1 diabetes through a toilet block that causes a colour change in the toilet bowl signifying a positive result for a disease test.

EAGLE

Students built an app that has many features designed to make school life for the pupils and teachers easier. It will try to cover a vast range of subjects in which pupils can learn about topics, play educational games and quizzes, and access resources such as worksheets, revision sheets, homework planner and calendar.

CONDUCTOVEST

A wearable vest that replaces all of the heavy, old technology carted around by conductors, police officers and first responders with a lightweight connected jacket and app.

VISI-BOWL

Students designed a bowl for visually impaired users. It alerts the user with buzzers when the bowl is empty or almost full to prevent spillages and food waste in dining currently faced by visually impaired diners. The bowl has sensors to help the visually impaired diner eat with ease.

GLOBAL GLASS

A smart translator which will work on smart glasses for seamless integration with day to day life. The device will act as personal translator for spoken and written language, perfect for travel allowing you to travel anywhere without having to worry about the language barrier

S.P.E.A.R

Students designed an app to quickly calculates distances and other statistics for sport. This innovation leaves more time to play and enjoy the sport.

MUSIC SPLASH

Students built a computer program to teach students how to improve their skills in playing musical instruments.

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