McMinnville High School InvenTeam

McMinville, OR
Raised platform for disaster relief shelters

The McMinnville High School InvenTeam will invent a temporary housing platform for use after a natural disaster. The platform will fold up into a portable package making it easy to be carried by first responders. This platform can use any type of local material. The platform will be large enough to hold a medium size tent.


May 17, 2016

We have just finished our small scale prototype that we plan to present at our local Engineering Fair this Saturday as well as transport to EurekaFest this June as seen below.

May 11, 2016

This month McMinnville High School’s MIT-Lemelson InvenTeam has been busy constructing new prototypes and making new contacts.

April 12, 2016

March and early April has been really busy testing phases for the McMinnville High School Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam.

February 29, 2016

McMinnville High School’s Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam’s Mid-Grant Technical Review was extremely successful and was shared with more than 40 community members and engineers.

January 2, 2016

December has been an busy month for our team in terms of redesigning our project with further research of the circumstances and needs of refugees.

December 1, 2015

After an enlightening meeting with mentors from Meggitt and Adec, we began to redesign and rethink our project.

November 20, 2015

Since our very first meeting as a team in October, we created a more specific plan and team organization format and have been hard at work in the design phase.