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On June 4, 2020, Micron announced the UV Robot Design Challenge to address the growing need for reliable, low-cost ultraviolet-light robotic solutions that can help automate disinfection and potentially combat the spread of COVID-19 and other diseases. We invite aspiring engineers, inventors and professionals in robotics or machine learning to design a complete solution through a collaborative, open-source approach.
UV light has been shown to destroy the RNA in viruses and can reduce the transmission of microbes, which can remain active on surfaces for long periods of time.
Micron’s UV Robot Design Challenge is intended to produce innovative and highly cost-effective solutions that can have an impact against COVID-19 and other pathogen-borne diseases.
If I’m interested, how can I participate?
We invite you to be part of the collaboration. Join us on our design challenge site — Hackster.io — by registering and agreeing to the rules and timeline for the challenge.
Look below for more documents detailing this challenge.
Where can I find more information and FAQs?
Visit the Hackster.io page for more details on the Micron UV Robot Design Challenge.
Watch this page for updates on the challenge’s progress.