Congratulations to our 2021 Winners!

A breakthrough technology out of UC Berkeley that could solve the plastics waste problem has been named this year’s Grand Prize Winner. See the full list of 2021 winners and most popular entries here. Also see the list of Top 100 highest scoring entries. Thank you to everyone who entered, and special thanks to our esteemed panel of judges.

2021 Create the Future Awards Presentation

A ‘CREATE THE FUTURE’ WINNER FEATURED ON ‘HERE’S AN IDEA’

The podcast series Here’s an Idea explores the story of RepelWrap, from early 10-centimeter prototypes to ongoing efforts at commercialization. In the episode, lead inventor Dr. Leyla Soleymani explains how a suggestion for biosensors turned into an invention that some are calling a "Teflon" for pathogens. Listen now.

Read About Past Winners’ Success Stories

Over the past 17 years, many innovators have used the recognition afforded by the contest to advance the development and marketing of their technologies. We highlight some success stories of past winners who have brought their inventions to the marketplace.

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Thank you from our Sponsors

“Design innovation is bringing a brighter future to businesses, people, and the planet. This year's Create the Future Design Contest shines the light on over a thousand innovators from around the globe and their brilliant designs. COMSOL is grateful to be a sponsor of the contest and we are delighted by the work of all participants contributing to a better tomorrow.”

— Bernt Nilsson, Senior VP of Marketing, COMSOL

“As a global distributor of new components and technologies, we are very excited to see the amazing ingenuity behind this year’s group of Create the Future entries. We'd like to congratulate the winners and commend the entrants for their creative designs. Engineers and innovators really deserve the credit for the incredible developments we are seeing today in electronic design.”

— Kevin Hess, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Mouser Electronics

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