2021 Official Rules of the Handitec Competition ENGLISH and INSCRIPTION
31 Oct 2021
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The general theme must be connected to the work, the life at home in urban or country surroundings of any disabled individual (the elderly, the physically handicapped and the blind) and cover any aspect of the following areas:
In general, any concept of greater accessibility affecting the kitchen
Imagine the most frequent situations the handicapped find themselves in.
b) DESIGN - ERGONOMY
Objects or ranges of objects improving
Everyday life (oven handle, bottle handle, seat, recipe reading ...)
Travel in a small space (canes, chairs, means of locomotion and ambulation) as integrating the support of the person in the furniture.
Handling and grasping of functional objects of everyday life,
To allow accessibility of existing equipment and services to the elderly and the handicapped.
To find some innovations.
c) NEW TECHNOLOGIES
It would be advisable to demonstrate the functioning of the model presented.
The functional, aesthetic, novelty and economic criteria will determine the selection of proposed models. They should enhance as much as possible any means of solving a particular difficulty in a given environment which can provide further opportunities for all users. Wherever the environment is improved, the actual handicap becomes less disabling. Think especially sensory or mental disabled.
The communication with products such as oven or food processor will be preferred
The best realizations and experimental research or applied projects in very diversified sectors such as education, work and leisure will be appreciated.
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