Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


Science Highlight: February 28, 2013

2013 DEBUT Contest Announced

NIBIB is challenging teams of undergraduate students to compete under the following categories of a biomedical engineering student design competition:

  • Diagnostic Devices/Methods
  • Therapeutic Devices/Methods
  • Technology to Aid Underserved Populations and Individuals with Disabilities

The winning team in each category will receive a $10,000 prize and be honored at an award ceremony during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society in Seattle, WA.

For more information, please visit the NIBIB's Debut Challenge FAQs page and the 2013 DEBUT Challenge website.


Videos of Last Year’s Winners



DEBUT Winner: FastStitch



DEBUT Winner: QPath



DEBUT Winner: Low-Cost Spirometer


Health Terms: 
Lung Disease,
Surgical Tools