Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader™ empowering innovation, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 21st Create the Future Design Contest, a global challenge to engineers and innovators around the world to design the next great thing. Mouser, which has sponsored the contest for 10 years, is joined again by valued manufacturers Intel® and Analog Devices, Inc. as co-sponsors. The competition is produced by SAE Media Group, an SAE International Company. COMSOL is also a principal sponsor of the contest.
The contest opened for entries on March 1 and closes on July 1, 2023. The grand prize winner receives worldwide recognition and a cash prize of $25,000 for an innovative product that benefits society and the economy. Previous contests have produced more than 15,000 design ideas from engineers, entrepreneurs and students in more than 100 countries.
“Advancing technological innovation is at the core of what we do here at Mouser,” said Kevin Hess, Mouser Electronics’ Senior Vice President of Marketing. “We are proud of our longstanding support for the Create the Future Design Contest and the many innovations it has inspired.”
“Mouser is known for supporting innovation among engineers as well as for providing unparalleled service to its customers,” said Joseph Pramberger, President of SAE Media Group. “We are pleased to once again team up with Mouser and its manufacturers, Intel® and Analog Devices.”
The Create the Future Design Contest brings attention to product designs that enhance humanity, improve healthcare quality or help provide sustainable solutions. Previous grand prize-winning entries include self-destroying plastics, a self-contained organ and limb transport device, and an economical rapid screening device to prevent food-borne illness.
The contest was created in 2002 by the publishers of Tech Briefs magazine to help stimulate and reward engineering innovation. The grand prize winner will be chosen from the winners in seven entry categories: Aerospace and Defence, Automotive/Transportation, Electronics, Manufacturing & Materials, Medical, Robotics & Automation, and Sustainable Technology.
For more information, go to https://eu.mouser.com/createthefuture/.