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Mar 02, 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....


Sep 28, 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...


Sep 29, 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...


Oct 01, 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...


Oct 03, 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...


Mar 01, 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...


Sep 25, 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...


Mar 01, 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...


Oct 06, 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...


Mar 01, 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...


Sep 29, 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....


Mar 01, 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...