NASA design contest 2014 launches
Mouser Electronics and Analog Devices are sponsoring the 12th annual NASA Tech Briefs magazine “Create the Future” Design Contest, which challenges engineers and students worldwide to create a product that benefits society and the economy.
Previous grand prize winning entries include a screening device to prevent food borne illness, a wheelchair propulsion system designed to increase the user’s mobility while decreasing upper body, repetitive stress injuries and a fuel-saving motor/pump for cars and trucks.
The grand prize winner will receive a cash prize of $20,000.
Previous contests have produced more than 9,000 design ideas from engineers, educators and students in more than 100 countries.
Entries are being accepted until July 1, 2014.
The grand prize winner will be chosen from the winners in seven entry categories including: Aerospace & Defense, Consumer Products, Electronics, Machinery & Equipment, Medical, Sustainable Technologies and Transportation & Automotive.
Contest entries can be submitted by an individual or a team. An independent industry panel will judge the entries. Web site visitors are invited to vote for their favorite entry.
Tags: Mouser Electronics, NASA