The tenth annual “Create the Future” Design Contest, sponsored by COMSOL, Nordson EFD, and Tech Briefs Media Group, an SAE International Company, closes for entries on June 30, 2012. If you haven’t submitted your entry, go to www.createthe future2012.com today for your opportunity to receive global recognition and a Grand Prize of $20,000 in cash for an innovative new product idea.

A Hewlett-Packard workstation computer will be awarded to the winners in each of the seven entry categories: Consumer Products, Electronics, Machinery & Equipment, Medical (sponsored by Value Plastics, Inc.), Safety and Security, Sustainable Technologies, and Transportation. The Top Ten Most Popular entries will each receive a SpaceMouse Pro 3D mouse from 3DConnexion.

Previous Grand-Prize-winning entries included an economical, rapid screening device to prevent foodborne illness; a wheelchair propulsion system designed to increase a user’s mobility; and a mechanism that makes CPR easy and safe for anyone to perform.

Don’t miss your chance to help “Create the Future.” Visit www.createthefuture2012.com to submit your entry today.

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