EWB/IET Global Challenge


Sign up for the IET/EWB Global Challenge!

Volunteers in underdeveloped region suffer from harsh climates effecting both their performance and equipment. Compete with other groups and design a laptop cooling system able to withstand harsh environments, improving their laptops’ performance.

Things to think about:

  • Must be lightweight and compact
  • Fit any laptop
  • Robust and maintenance free
  • Help protect from dust and moist
  • Actively cooling (not only increasing airflow)
  • Economically feasible


  • Groups of 2-4
  • Workshop date March 2nd
  • Proposals due March 20
  • Top proposals go to round two for a more detailed project
  • Winners travel to London to receive their prizes
  • Best Kuwaiti innovation award announced in late June
  • For more information please visit www.theiet.org/global-challenge
  • Sign up and solve a real-world engineering problem!