The eligibility criteria set out who can enter the Mobility Unlimited Challenge and what will be required of you.
Before entering the Challenge, make sure you comply with the criteria outlined below.
The device must be developed, tested and refined through the meaningful engagement with, and involvement of, people with lower-limb paralysis who are representative of device’s eventual users. This is to ensure that the resulting prototype device will support meaningful improvements in users’ mobility and independence. The entrant will be expected to demonstrate how co-creation with people with lower-limb paralysis who are representative of device’s eventual users has shaped the creation and development of the prototype device.
Entrants must have the capacity to develop their entry. If selected as a finalist, entrants must have the capacity to, by the final judging stage in 2020, develop their entry to the point of being a prototype device capable of user demonstration with a demonstrable route to to making the device available to users.
English is the official language of the Challenge, all communications and entries must be made in English.
The Challenge is open to entrants from across the globe with the exception of any entrant based in a country that is subject to UN arms embargo. Entrants must have an understanding of their device’s intended market and be able to demonstrate how the device is suitable for that market.
The Challenge welcomes entries from individuals, teams and organizations, however, if selected, individuals and teams must be willing to incorporate before they can receive funds.
Entrants to the Challenge should have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry.
Entrants must own, or have written permission to use, the intellectual property relevant to their entry. All entrants need to demonstrate a willingness to share information about their device for the purposes of the Challenge.
As part of the Challenge, Toyota Mobility Foundation, and its Challenge partners, intends to carry out publicity activity as well as publish research about the insights gained through the Challenge. These activities will not divulge information relating to Intellectual Property in the public domain.
The Challenge cannot fund activity which is party-political in intention, use, or presentation nor to support or promote religious activity. We also cannot fund activity that support or contributes to any criminal enterprise or anti-social forces.