Mouser Electronics announces that the company will sponsor the 14th annual “Create the Future” Design Contest, a challenge to engineers and students worldwide to create the next great thing. Being a significant sponsorship partner for years, Mouser’s valued supplier partners Intel and Analog Devices will also join the sponsorship league.
This year the entries are open till July 1, 2016 and the grand prize winner is known to receive a global recognition and a cash prize of $20,000 for an innovative product that benefits society and the economy. Previous contests have empowered more than 12,000 design ideas from engineers, entrepreneurs and students in more than 100 countries.
“Advancing innovation with the newest technologies is part of our mission here at Mouser, and we are very excited to help foster innovation by sponsoring this global design contest for engineers and students,” said Kevin Hess, Mouser Electronics Senior Vice President of Marketing.
“Mouser is known worldwide for its introduction of the newest products and technologies, and for providing unparalleled service for its customers,” said Joseph Pramberger, President of Tech Briefs Media Group. “We are thrilled for the opportunity to have Mouser support this contest for the third consecutive year, along with their manufacturer partners Analog Devices and Intel; they are committed to serving engineers and their design needs.”
Launched in 2002 by the publishers of NASA Tech Briefs magazine, The “Create the Future” Design Contest brings attention to product designs that enhance quality of life, improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare and help to reduce dependence on nonrenewable energy sources.
The grand prize winners are identified from seven entry categories including Aerospace & Defense, Automotive/Transportation, Consumer Products, Electronics, Machinery/Automation/Robotics, Medical, and Sustainable Technologies.