Health Maker Lab

Will the next breakthrough in health innovation be yours?

We hope so.

We’re awarding $10,000 in resources and full access to the Health Maker Lab network to the best ideas in health innovation. Anyone can submit their idea. We’ll choose a handful with potential to be turned into real prototypes.

Quality
prototypes.
Quality life.

The Health Maker Lab at Illinois is a maker lab network where the only limit to harnessing technology to improve human health is your imagination. Students and citizen scientists alike can collaborate, ideate and create unique solutions to global health challenges by prototyping anything at any scale—from molecules to cells to tissues to systems.

Bring your idea to life.

You don't need to know how to split a proton.

(We know someone who does!)

From the greatest university in the world come a team of brilliant minds, artists, and engineers who are excited to help make your idea a reality.

Rashid Bashir, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

RASHID BASHIR, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Engineering

Goldstein_Molly

MOLLY GOLDSTEIN, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering; Product Design Lab Director

Dr. Marty Burke, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MARTY BURKE, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry, Associate Dean for Research

Neal J. Cohn, professor of psychology

NEAL COHEN, Ph.D.

Director, the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute

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