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02 Mar, 2017, 08:35 ET Engineers and Students From Across the World Compete to Build a Brighter Future

The 15th annual "Create the Future" Design Contest (www.createthefuturecontest.com) is now open for submissions and runs through July 1, 2017....


28 Sep, 2016, 08:55 ET Design Contest Winner Could Save Trucking Industry Billions in Fuel Costs

 Hyliion of Pittsburgh, PA, developer of a hybrid electric technology for semi-trailers, has been awarded a grand prize of $20,000 in the 2016...


29 Sep, 2015, 08:40 ET Design Contest Winner Gives New Hope to Millions of Chronic Heart Failure Patients

Procyrion, Inc. of Houston, TX. developer of the first catheter-deployed heart pump intended for long-term treatment of chronic heart failure, has...


01 Oct, 2014, 08:45 ET 3D Printer That Could Build a Home in 24 Hours Wins Global Design Competition

 Contour Crafting, a computerized construction method that rapidly 3D prints large-scale structures directly from architectural CAD models, has...


03 Oct, 2013, 13:18 ET Breakthrough in Low-Cost, Automated Chemotherapy Treatment Wins $20,000 Global Design Competition

ChemoPatch™, a low-cost, disposable, electronic patch-based cancer chemotherapy device designed to be simple, automated, and easy-to-use by...


01 Mar, 2013, 10:00 ET Contest Challenges Engineers and Students Worldwide to Create the Future

 The 11th annual "Create the Future" Design Contest (www.createthefuturecontest.com) sponsored by COMSOL, SAE International, and Tech Briefs...


25 Sep, 2012, 08:50 ET Sensor That Makes Smartphones "Smarter" Wins Global Design Competition

 A new invention, Sensordrone, with the potential to dramatically extend the sensing capability of smartphones and tablets has been awarded the...


01 Mar, 2012, 10:00 ET Engineers Worldwide Compete in 2012 "Create the Future" Design Contest

 The tenth annual "Create the Future" Design Contest (www.createthefuture2012.com) sponsored by COMSOL, Nordson EFD, and Tech Briefs Media...


06 Oct, 2011, 11:58 ET Breakthrough in Preventing Food-borne Illnesses Wins $20,000 Grand Prize in Global Design Contest

A new invention could protect millions from contracting food-borne illnesses. The αScreen is a portable, rapid pathogen screener that could...


01 Mar, 2011, 10:30 ET Design Engineers Worldwide Compete in 2011 'Create the Future' Contest

The ninth "Create the Future" Design Contest (www.createthefuture2011.com) sponsored by Creo – a PTC product, COMSOL, and Tech Briefs Media...


29 Sep, 2010, 05:30 ET Wheelchair Design Breakthrough Wins $20,000 Grand Prize in Global Design Contest

A new invention could help millions of manual wheelchair users increase their mobility while decreasing upper body, repetitive stress injuries....


01 Mar, 2010, 13:02 ET Design Engineers Across The Globe Compete in 'Create the Future' Contest

The eighth "Create the Future" Design Contest (www.createthefuture2010.com) sponsored by PTC, COMSOL and Tech Briefs Media Group opens today and...