All participants must be current university students or graduates within two years at the time of submitting their work to EMedIC Global 2019. The submission should include a letter of certification by a faculty member on a university letterhead. The submitted work should address the broad definition of “medical device design”.


Participants are expected to compete in teams. Each team can comprise up to 5 students in which ONE postgraduate or postdoc (graduated within the last 2 years) is allowed. Each team should have a faculty advisor. Interdisciplinary teams with members from various engineering, science, clinical and other disciplines are encouraged to submit their entries.


Submission of application form is to be made online via this link, and must include (1) a letter of certification by the faculty advisor and (2) a self-assessment of the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of your medical device. Thereafter, you need to submit a 5-min video (YouTube url) and a poster (pdf) to, while stating your project title in your email. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need further clarifications about submission after reading our instructions.


1. There is no specific requirements for the video, except that it should address the EMedIC Global assessment criteria.
2. The poster size is A1 (59.4cm x 84.1cm). All the EMedIC Global 2019 finalists are encouraged to register for the ICBME2019 ( and their posters will be exhibited during the conference from 9th to 12th December 2019.
3. The letter of certification should use a departmental letterhead and include the official chop of the department.

Submission Deadline

Submission of application form with members’ information, faculty advisor and a letter of certification must be received on or before 24 June 2019, 23:59:59 Singapore Time. Submission of the video and poster must be received on or before 28 June 2019:, 23:59:59 Singapore Time

Important Dates

Monday, 8 Jul 2019
Extended Submission Deadline of Application Form

Friday, 12 Jul 2019
Extended Submission Deadline of Video and Poster

Monday, 26 Aug 2019
Announcement of top 12 finalists via email

Monday, 7 Oct 2019
Acceptance of joining the final competition in Singapore

Sunday, 8 Dec 2019
On-Site Presentations of Finalist Teams & Awards Presentation

Co-sponsoring & Endorsing Organizations