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The Hack-a-Thing competition is a design and build competition in which the participants will compete to design and fabricate a robotic gripper. The grand prize is an internship at BMW’s plant in Munich, Germany.


The Short Version

  • Final Competition on Manufacturing Day, 7th October 2016
  • Register and submit design abstract by 16th September
  • Teams – 1 to 4 students
  • Open to All Majors from All Years
  • 20 Teams to be selected as Finalists
  • $500 to be given to each finalist team for fabrication, which can be used for outsourcing parts, ordering materials etc. (3D printed parts, including metal sintered, are highly encouraged)
  • Oct. 6-Keynote Speakers