High School winner
“Sirocco Computer Cleaner” | Northern Vance High School
This innovative computer cleaner, called the Sirocco, is designed to dislodge and remove dust interfering with a computer’s critical functioning parts, such as its fan. Any group regularly uses computers in its day-to-day activities, such as the public school system, businesses, medical facilities, nonprofits and more, will benefit from the Sirocco Computer Cleaner. Its goal is to lower computer malfunction rates while also saving money typically spent on computer repair.
“NO SWEAT” | UNC-CHAPEL HILL
“No Sweat” is an innovative, self-contained Iontophoresis device that allows for specific control of water temperature used to deliver therapeutics. The hot water produced within the device will open the pores increasing the transdermic flow between the skin layers, allowing for faster medical treatments with less drugs, greatly reducing pain. Three groups in particular demonstrate a need for “No Sweat” including diabetics, amputees, and those that suffer from excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis).
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