2019 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 Technology of the Future

A New Architecture for Safe Lithium-Ion Batteries

A Safer Football Helmet to Save the Brain

A Smart Knee Implant Using Triboelectric Energy Harvesters

A.T.O.M - Autonomous Water Monitoring and Alerting System

Acoustic Transducer Diaphragm - Boxless, Omnidirectional, Full-Range

Additive Manufacturing Evaporative Casting

AI Oculur

AirBOS-SR: Visualizing Supersonic Shock Waves with Advanced Imaging Techniques

Apparatus and Method for Donning Hygienic Gloves



Augmented Reality Monitoring System for Aircraft Wiring Maintenance

Autonomous Greenhouse for Urban Settings

AweSEM: Increasing Access to High-Resolution Imaging with a Low-Cost Scanning Electron Microscope


Beddingo - The First Reinvention of Sheets in 100 Years

Biomimetic 3D-Printed Scaffolds for Spinal Cord Injury Repair


Braille II

Camless Glide Valve Engine Technology

Cervical Stabilization Device (CSD)

Click Energy

Cone Solar Panel

Conrodless Ultra-Low-Vibration Engine Using Z Mechanism

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) Prevention

Create Cleaner Air in the Future: A Newly Designed Method for Efficient Hg Removal in Coal Combustion Flue Gas

Designing Composite Finger and Foot Supports to Correct Deformity

Dual Fastener Manipulation Device - Patented Invention (US 10,239,191 B2)

Eco-friendly, Highly Effective Bioremediation of Persistent Environmental Pollutants

Energy-efficient "Greenest" Air Conditioner that Cools without Warming the Planet

Engineering a Plastic-Eating Enzyme


Exponential Engine

Eye of Horus: Open Source Eye Tracking System


Fiberless 5G Backhaul

Flit Lightweight Folding Ebike - Helping Urban Commuters to Free Their Journey and Reclaim Their City

Genomtec ID - Mobile Genetic Laboratory


Gigabot X - Printing with Pellets

HCS Shower Cabin

High-Speed Joining of Metal to Plastics with the HPCI® Joining Gun

HP Recycled Satin Canvas

Hybrid Single Shot Manufacturing of 3D Sandwich Structures

Hyperfine Interpolated Range Finding

iAED - Life Saving Phone

Impregnated Epoxy Actuators Paired With a Sparse-Array Sensor Grid for Strain Detection of Composite Barely Visible Damage

Kitchen Appliance Recovered Energy System (KARES)

Kiwi™ - Monitor What was Previously Impossible

Laminated Resin Printing: A New Rapid Prototyping Technology for Printing the Very Small

Large Area Silicon Electronics

Lighter by Replacing Aluminum with Iron



MariTime: An Autonomous Amphibious Rover that Uses Robotics to Efficiently Collect Waste in Coastal Ecosystems

Microbarcodes for Injection Molding

MicroEVAP™: Concentrating Industry's Wastewater for a Sustainable Future

Monitoring of the Central Blood Pressure Waveform Via a Conformal Ultrasonic Device

Neighborhood Resilience Centers: How to Improve Response to Natural Disasters and Cyber Attacks

Non-invasive Neurostimulator to Mitigate Chronic Vertigo

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Detector

OnTrack Rehabilitation: Safer, Faster Concussion Recovery

Pipette-Tip ELISA

Preemptive Autonomous Mobile Device Loss or Theft Prevention

Product Anti-Counterfeiting System

Puncture-Healing Engineered Polymer Blends

Reversible Magnetic Transmission for Electric Vehicles

ROSES (RObotic System for Endovascular Surgery)

Saving Lives with New AI Human Vision for Machines

Scalable Sensor Network for Indoor Air Quality

Self-healable Touch Display Screens

Self-Tuning Compact Vibration Damper

Shower Belt

Simple, Cost-effective Sensor for Early Detection of Battery Faults

Small Multi-Purpose Advanced Reconfigurable Technology (SMART)

Smart Beat

Smart Multi-Function Skin Monitoring Wearable System

SolAlert: Solar Intruder Alert with Text Messaging System

Solar Syngas Reactor: Photothermal CO2 Conversion by Ethane

SOLID STATE Batteries: Better, Faster, Cheaper Using Plastic Injection Molding Technology

Sorbent Polymer Extraction and Remediation System (SPEARS) for the Green Remediation of Impacted Sediments

Swarm 3D Printing and Assembly

Terabit - Portable Genetic Analyzer for Crop Protection

The Acrobattery: DIY Battery Pack Using Second Life Cells

The Drone of the Future - Compact and Highly Efficient

The Foldable Drone: A Morphing Quadrotor that can Squeeze and Fly

The IFS: Learning Coding Without Screens From the Age of Three

The ULiSSES™ Device for Organ and Limb Preservation

The World's First Standalone AC (Alternating Current) Battery

Thought-Controlled, Noninvasive Sleeve for Overcoming Hand Paralysis

Touch-Free and Continuous Health Monitoring Using Radar Technology

Transforming Surgery with Augmented Reality

Ultra-Compact Very Low Frequency (VLF) Communication Systems for Underground, Underwater, and Hypersonic Flight

Upcycling Technology Provides Solution to Failing Recycling Infrastructure

UV-C Sanitizing Device

VitalWellness Platform for Population Health Management

Wave2O - Clean Water From Ocean Waves

Write Once Read Forever Archival Data Storage

Zero-Effort Patient Transfer