17 июня 2016
Конкурс инженерных инновационных решений «Create the Future Design»

The Create the Future Design Contest was launched in 2002 by the publishers of NASA Tech Briefs magazine to help stimulate and reward engineering innovation. The annual event has attracted more than 12,000 product design ideas from engineers, entrepreneurs, and students worldwide. The contest's principal sponsors are COMSOL and Mouser Electronics with Analog Devices and Intel as supporting sponsors.

The Primary Sponsors of the 2016 Create the Future Design Contest (the “Contest”) are COMSOL, Inc. and Mouser Electronics. Tech Briefs Media Group, an SAE International Company, is the contest producer and owner.

The Contest closes for entries on July 1, 2016 (referred to herein as the Contest Live Period). Entries must be received by 11:59 pm ET on July 1, 2016.

For your entry to qualify for consideration, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the Official Entry Form and upload at least one image with your entry.
  • Choose one of seven categories for your entry:
    • Aerospace & Defense - Product innovations with applications in the aerospace, aviation, and/or defense markets.
    • Automotive/Transportation - Products that enable movement of people and goods from one place to another.
    • Consumer Products - Products that increase quality of life in the workplace, at home, during leisure time, or while traveling.
    • Electronics - Products that improve computing, communications and other fields that rely on advances in electronic components, boards and systems.
    • Machinery/Automation/Robotics - Products that speed, improve, and/or automate work, manufacturing, and research & development (R&D).
    • Medical Products - Products that improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare.
    • Sustainable Technologies - Products that reduce dependence on non-renewable energy resources, as well as products designed for other purposes using environmentally friendly materials or manufacturing processes.
  • Provide a description of your entry (up to 500 words) in the form of a technical abstract, in English. Your description should cover how the entry works, what makes it novel, how it would be produced, and where it would be applied. You will be judged on these criteria: 
    • Innovation (50% of score)
    • Manufacturability (25%)
    • Marketability (25%)
  • Upload at least one (but no more than three) visual illustrations. File type options: PDF, GIF, JPEG, PNG, EDRW. The visual illustration(s) should complement your entry description and can be drawings, photos, charts, or CAD images. 

You also have the option of submitting video to support your entry (limited to one video per entry).

You can win $20,000 USD, workstation computer or Certificate of Achievement suitable for framing.

Official Contest Rules: http://contest.techbriefs.com/contest-rules