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  • The 2010 da Vinci Awards is accepting nominations - It your timeto be recognized.

    Dear Biomch-L subscribers

    The 2010 da Vinci Awards(r) is now accepting nominations.

    These awards recognize the most innovative adaptive and assistive
    technologies that enable equal access and opportunity for all people,
    regardless of ability. These innovations play an important role in
    helping people overcome physical limitations.

    Since their inception, the yearly da Vinci Awards has become a
    prestigious international symbol of recognition. The awards honor
    individuals, organizations and corporations in the engineering,
    construction and technical fields for innovative developments and
    research in adaptive and assistive technologies that embrace the
    "Universal Design Principle." This principle encourages the development
    of products that can benefit all people, regardless of ability.

    If you know an individual or organization developing products whose
    outcomes are in line with any of the Universal Design Principles, we
    encourage you to nominate them for an award. Your nominations can help
    bring new enabling innovations to the masses.
    www.youtube.com/davinciawards

    Nominations are being accepted through July 31st, 2010 by nominating
    your own product or suggesting a product you use or are familiar with on
    our website.

    www.davinciawards.org/nominate/overview

    The Award Categories for the 2010 da Vinci Awards are:
    Communication/Educational Aids
    Environmental Adaptation/Daily Living or Work Aids
    Prosthetics/Orthotics/Controls
    Transportation and Mobility
    Recreation and Leisure

    Category details can be found on the da Vinci Awards Website.

    Past winners of this prestigious international award include Touch
    Bionics' i-LIMB and Innovative Neurotronics' WalkAide. Other winners
    can be found at: http://davinciawards.org/about/winners/?year=2008

    Or you can join us at the da Vinci Awards on September 30th, 2010 by
    purchasing tickets at: http://davinciawards.org/about/overview/

    Sponsorship packages are available that include VIP tickets.

    For questions or comments please contact us at
    davinciawards@mig.nmss.org.

    Bill Pikarski
    Director - 2010 da Vinci Awards
    Corporate Relations Manager
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society, MI Chapter
    21311 Civic Center Drive
    Southfield, MI 48076-3911
    +1 248.936.0341
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