2021 Top 100 Entries

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

2D Materials Origami: The Tiniest Nanochips for Future Computation

3D Precision Irrigation™

3D Printing Boosts SiC Inverter Performance

48V MHEV System for Selecting, Dosing and Transmitting Torque and Power Between Engines & Final Transmission Shafts

A Global IoT, Automotive, Manufacturing and Defense Network Protocol that Reduces Energy and Pulse EMF Pollution

A Pumpless, Composite Layered Modular Solar Photovoltaic and Thermal System with Thermoelectric Generators and Heat Pipes


Activity Assistant

Aerodynamic Optimization of Wind Turbines

Afreecar E-kit: Provide Sustainable and Affordable Mobility and Power for All the World's People

AI Powered Mobile Jammer Mounted Drone

Air-Coupled Ultrasonic Transduction Inspection System

Aira FreePower - Advanced Wireless Power

An Autonomous Mower

Anti Germ Dome

Apparatus and Method for Donning Hygienic Gloves

Apparatus for Concentrating Parasitized Red Cells for Testing

AscenZ Friction & Brake - Benchmark Friction Composites

Auto H20’s Automatic Portable Automatic Water Bottle Filling Station

Automatically Detecting & Wiping Stolen Mobile Devices in Under 10 Seconds!

Bio-inspired Multi-functional Ceramics for Aerospace Applications

Breakthrough Polyurethane for Comfort Applications

Camera Array for Multi-Spectral Imaging (CAMSI)


Chemical Identification by Magneto-Elastic Sensing (ChIMES)

Cosmic Scale: Bringing Muography to Industry

CraioVault™ (Ultra Cold Vaccine Delivery Vault)

Creating a Better Tomorrow by Repurposing Coal: Converting Coal & Waste into Renewable Hydrogen

D3 - Control and Deorbit Spacecraft without Rockets

Dynamic Hydrogel Used to Make ‘Soft Robot’ Components and Lego-like Building Blocks

Early Warning Saves Lives

Electric Aircraft Propulsion System

Electronics-Free Soft Walking Robot

ENDELIS: A Medical Diagnostic Tool from Space for Effective Cardiovascular Risk Stratification

Exercise Treadmill with User Biometrics and Child Safety Lock System


First-in-Class Therapeutic Pain Drug Designed from Proteins

Float Thermometer - Baby Bottle Application


Fully Customizable Noise & Vibration Damping Material from -54°C (-65F) to 204°C (400° F) Using Silicone

FUSION™ Solar-powered LED

Gigabot X: Recycling Plastic via Pellet 3D Printing

Gravity-compensated Robotic Arm

Hairpin Motor Using Aluminum Hairpins

Halo Speculum -- Invented By a Female for the Female

Hawk21 360 VR Drone

HCCI Fickett-Jacobs Cycle Double Acting Internal PDE

hDrop - Electrolytes, Hydration, and Temperature Tracker


High Efficiency Cascaded Airfoil Wind Turbine (CAWT)

High Performance Silicone-based Material, Enabling Breakthrough Foldable Consumer Display Devices

High Strength Keyed Bricks With Recycled Plastic to Build Anywhere

High-Speed Communication in Space

How to Keep Drones Flying When a Motor Fails, without GPS


India's First Smart Self Sterilizing N100 Face Mask for Covid-19 Protection

Keeping Cool - Thermal Management for High Performance Computing

Learning Extreme Flight

LIMBER Unibody Prosthetic Leg

MagShark - Using Augmented Reality to Revitalize Early STEM Education

MecSense CGM

Mo – Wheelchair Combination

Multifunctional Bionanocomposite Fruit Coatings

NDB Universal Lifelong Self-charging Green Battery

Next Generation Cell Separation and Recovery

Next Generation Green Lubricant Technology

Next Generation Laryngoscope


PakFVAD: Totally Implantable Integrated Aortic-Turbine Venous-Assist Device for Fontan Patients

POPSafe™ Tracheostomy Tube Sets - A Life Saving Device

Proactive Wireless Security by Endpoint Security Inc

Project Pr0be

Rare Earth Metal Recovery using Ionic Liquids

Recycling of Lithium Ion Electrodes

Replaceable Valve Assembly (For IC Engines)

SelectFlex 3.0 Keyless – The Next Generation of the World’s Only Arch Control Insole

Self Destructing Plastics via Embedded Enzymes

SERS-Suspension Energy Recovery System


Smart Baby Sleep Monitor and Alert System

'Smart' Wearable Sensor for Continuous Monitoring of Wound Healing

Solar Cells

Solar Power-Assisted EV Battery Balancing System

Solventless Silicone Release SYL-OFF™ SL 184 Coating – Effective Mist Reduction Enabling Maximum High Coating Speed Productivity

SueChef - Autonomous Kitchen Robot - Freezer to Oven Remote Cooking

Swimming Pool Safety Buoy

Take Cover



The Armature Project

The Next Generation of Eye Exams for the USA and ROW

Thermionic Transistor

Tracking 3D Motion with Transparent Imaging Stack

Transformational New Long Life Nanocarbon-Based Dental Implants

UNIQUE Treatment for Vertebral Fractures, Osteoporosis and Cancer

VForce® Morphing Wind Turbine Blades

Vision X - Assistive Smart Glass for Blind People

World's Smallest Lidar Sensor

Xogo - Accessibility for Everyone

Zero Energy Development