2017-2018 College Division

FIRST PLACE: Lawrence Technological University
Partner Organization: Services to Enhance Potential (STEP)
Project: Cube XL Assembly
The Cube XL Assembly nearly doubled the strut assembly output of employees in addition to improving user focus and fun. Employees with the use of only one hand can now assemble struts on the job in Dearborn, Michigan.

SECOND PLACE: California State University, Los Angeles
Partner Organization: FVO Solutions, Inc.
Project: Interactive Virtual Assembly 
The California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) team created an interactive, virtual reality job training program for employees with disabilities to support assembly processes.

THIRD PLACE: Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan
Partner Organization: Services to Enhance Potential (STEP)
Project: Clip Assembly Device 
The Clip Assembly Device is a handheld device to help assemble a small metal pin into a plastic clip. It looks like a retractable ball point pen with a platform that contours the shape of the clip. A magnetic groove for the metal pin can be easily grasped to release the parts with the click of pen