Big updates today to the ...
2nd Annual DiabetesMineâ„¢ Design Challenge
* a competition designed to foster innovation in diabetes design and encourage creative new tools that will improve life with diabetes *
In order to spread the word about this competition, we've issued a press release today, highlighting three exciting changes:
American Diabetes Association Names New CEO
Non-profit leader Kevin L. Hagan named as new chief exec of national diabetes org after six-month search.
FDA Approves New Basal Insulin
Sanofi's Troujeo has 'flatter profile' of action that helps to avoid lows.
Daytona Win for Racecar Driver with Diabetes!
Type 1 driver Ryan Reed wins first NASCAR series race at Daytona on Feb. 21.
* increased prize money -- we now have an additional $200 donation from our friends at DexCom, along with an additional $1,000 from two anonymous sponsors who are very dedicated to supporting this cause. This brings the total prize purse to $3,200, or $1600 each for one adult and one under 18 winner.
* we're now opening up the competition to "paper" submissions as well as YouTube videos. So if you're not such a video whiz, all you need to do with your concept is craft a 2-3 page written "elevator pitch" plus supporting graphics, all of which can be submitted to us via email.
* extension of the submission deadline to midnight PST on Monday, June 16, 2008. Winners will be now be announced on Friday, June 20, 2008. So you have a little more time to get your concept pitch-ready and get it submitted.
Click HERE to read the original post announcing the contest, submission guidelines, and details.