• Research and identify a real world problem of your choice.
  • Immerse yourself in the world of the user and fully understand their needs.
  • Show how design and engineering has the ability to improve the lives of others.
  • Let your imagination and creativity run wild to create something innovative and well considered.

You should aim to include some form of mechanical or electrical technology within your submission, though this must be relevant for your product or system. Alternatively you should ensure you demonstrate high levels of validation testing and evaluation using prototypes, calculations, CAD and mass production considerations as appropriate for your design.