2017 Top 100 Entries


The following entries received the highest overall scores from the panel of judges.
They are listed in alphabetical order by title.

3D Printing for Civil Construction

A Means of Increasing EV & ICE Vehicle Range Using Normally Wasted Suspension Energy

A New Low Cost, Efficient, Self-Driving Personal Rapid Transit System

Aculon NanoProof® Surface Treatments

Advanced Autostereoscopic Display for Avionics Applications

Airfoil Performance Monitor (APM)

All Electrical Jet Engines - Turboarcjet

ApnoSafer, a Wearable for Sleep Apnea

Arterial Everter

Automatic Torque Limiter For Electric Screwdrivers

Background Oriented Schlieren using Celestial Objects (BOSCO)

Cardiac Rhythm Management with an Atraumatically Anchored, Multichamber Epicardial Lead

Conformal Battery

Contact Lenses Engaging the Ocular Microbiome to Prevent Inflammations of Cornea

Crowdmap for Sexual Violence


DataDriven - The Machine-Learning Mechanic and Diagnostic-as-a-Service Platform

Development of Breathing System for Divers Based Upon Separation of Dissolved Air From Water

Development of Multi-Material 3D Printer Using Fused Deposition Modeling

Diamond Based Winding Insulation for Electrical Machines

ecoSPEARS - A Non-invasive True Solution to PCB Pollution in Contaminated Waterways

EJBot: Versatile Climbing Robot for Industrial Vessel Inspection

Electric Field Imaging System

Electroactive Material for Wound Healing

Energy Saving Air Conditioning Unit

Energy Saving Filter for Removal of Heavy Metals from Water

Environmental Sensing in the IoT with BME680: Unlimited Applications Become Possible

EV-ICE Heavy Duty Truck Hybrid Retrofit Technology

FeverPhone: Point of Care Diagnosis of Acute Febrile Illness using a Mobile Device

Focused Impedance Method (FIM) for Lungs Ventilation and Other Measurements of the Human Body

Futuristic Safe Injection System-2020



Gravity Power Plant

Guidance System for Visually Impaired Athletes

Hafnium Filter to Make X-Ray CT Safer for Children

Hard Armor Shoulder Plates

Hearo - Internet Of Sound

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Super Truck

HemoPen(TM) by Aïma: Revolutionizing Personal Healthcare

High Flux Computer Processor Cooler

High Visibility Biopsy Needles

HI-LIGHT - Solar Thermal Chemical Reactor Technology for Converting CO2 to Hydrocarbons

Hybrid Miller Cycle Rotary HCCI Engine for RQ-7 Class Drones

Hydro Belt For Emergency Flotation

Hyper4 - High Efficiency Internal Combustion Engine

IAGIES - Impact Absorbing Gel Infused Exoskeleton

Innovative Electrical Plasma Water Treatment Technology For Elimination of Emerging Contaminants

Innovative, Custom Patient Specific Solutions for Instrumented Spine Surgery

Integrated Multi-Color Light Emitting Device Made With Hybrid Crystal Structure

Intelligent "Flat Pack" Structures for Space

Intra-abdominal Surgical Robot

Kaleyedos Imaging Device: A Telemedicine Solution to Retinopathy of Prematurity

Lightweight, Compact, High Output Generator

Lightweight, Wear Resistant Metal Matrix Composite Brake Rotors

Mesh Sprayer Device (MSD); Liquefied Mesh Delivery System

MicroEVAP(TM) Water Purification System

Miniaturized Reconfigurable Filter on Planar Technology for Mobile Communications

Mobility Assist: A Multifunctional Sit-to-Stand and Ambulation Therapy Device

MRI-Based Hydration Monitor: A Tool for Managing Congestive Heart Failure

New Fibre-based Sensor to Quickly Detect Structural Problems in Bridges and Dams

Open Source Retinal Camera (Open Indirect Ophthalmoscope)

Orbitless Drive

Oscillating Field Electrical Stimulator (OFS) for Regeneration of the Spinal Cord

PeriGuide - Safe Treatment for Cardiac Tamponade

Pickup Truck Fuel Saver - DragShield

Plasma Deposition of Metal in Composite Panels

Pollution-Free Paper (Self-erasing Ink Enables Reuse)

Portable and Non-invasive Electrical Device for the Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease (Cor-IS)

Portable Rapid Sensor for Detection of E. Coli in Water


Quartet H2O LDD Actively Cooled Lateral Surgical Fiber Optic

RADIALcvt (Continuously Variable Transmission)

Radically New and Highly Aerodynamic LLNL Geometries for the Next-Generation of Heavy Vehicles


SafeKey - GPS Enabled Keys

Secure Coding Framework

SHOT - Lightweight Engine Starting System Without Battery/Starter


Single Sleeve Mounting Pulleys, Gears, Sprockets on Keyless Shaft




Space Exploration for All Using FemtoSats

SPIRP - Solar Powered Irrigation Resonance Pump

Supercor VFI-689/Vortex Force Impeller System for Rocket Motor Turbopumps

Synchronous Reluctance Machine

Textile Temperature Sensor

The AgRover: A Multipurpose Agricultural Vehicle for Africa

Through Glass Integrated V2X Antenna for DSRC Communication


Tunable Bioplatforms for Electronic and Photonic Applications

Turbocharging the Single-Cylinder Four Stroke Engine

Ultra-High-Speed Magnetically Levitated Reaction Wheels for Small Satellites

Untralow Resistance Electrodes For Galvanic Electrochemical Cells

Viento HD - True 1920 x 1200 Thermal Camera

Voided Polymer Imaging Technology for Thermal Paper

Wearable Treatment for Infant Jaundice

World’s First Cost-effective Multispectral Sensor-on-Chip Solutions

Zero-Slip Steering Differential for both Automotive and Track-Steered Vehicles