Grand Prize (1)

$20,000 USD, provided by COMSOL and Mouser Electronics.

First Prize in Each Category (7)

A workstation computer courtesy of HP and NVIDIA.

The winner in the Manufacturing/Robotics/Automation category will also receive a copy of MapleSim™ modeling & simulation software from Maplesoft ($5,000 value).

Popular Vote Prizes (10)

The top two (2) most popular entries, as voted on by contest site visitors, will receive a TacHammer Developer Kit (pictured below), courtesy of Nanoport. The kit lets you augment your project with next generation haptic effects. It includes new “Carlton” haptic actuators - the world’s first modularly designed haptics. You can fine-tune sharpness of clicks, jolts and customize operating frequencies, response time, power and efficiency.

The next eight (8) most popular entries will win a Nanoport ‘Magnet Kit’ featuring an assortment of 126 magnets so you can experiment with different shapes, pull forces, dimensions, and field orientations.


Top 100 Entries (100)

Certificate of Achievement suitable for framing.

Winning entries and honorable mentions will be featured in a special supplement to Tech Briefs magazine's November 2019 issue. The Medical Category winner and honorable mentions will be spotlighted in the November 2019 issue of Medical Design Briefs magazine. Grand prize and category winners will be invited to a special awards reception and dinner in New York City on Friday, November 8.

The sponsors reserve the right to exchange or replace prizes with others of equal value.