The 2011 Create the Future Design Contest — sponsored by COMSOL, Inc., PTC, and Tech Briefs Media Group (publishers of NASA Tech Briefs) — recognized innovation in product design in seven categories: Electronics (new this year), Consumer Products, Machinery & Equipment, Medical, Safety & Security, Sustainable Technologies, and Transportation. On the following pages, you’ll meet the Grand Prize Winner, as well as the winners and Honorable Mentions in all seven categories. Congratulations to this year’s winners, and thanks to the more than 900 entrants who submitted their creative design ideas. To view the entries online, visit www.createthefuture2011.com.

Grand Prize Winner

Consumer Products Category Winner

Electronics Category Winner

Machinery & Equipment Category Winner

Medical Category Winner

Safety & Security Category Winner

Sustainable Technologies Category Winner

Transportation Category Winner

Meet the Judges 


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This article first appeared in the November, 2011 issue of NASA Tech Briefs Magazine.

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