The 2014 Create the Future Design Contest – sponsored by COMSOL, Inc., Mouser Electronics, and Tech Briefs Media Group (publishers of NASA Tech Briefs) – recognized innovation in product design in seven categories: Aerospace & Defense, Automotive/Transportation, Consumer Products, Electronics, Machinery/Automation/Robotics, Medical, and Sustainable Technologies. In this special section, you’ll meet the Grand Prize Winner, as well as the winners and Honorable Mentions in all seven categories, chosen from more than 1,000 new product ideas submitted from 61 countries. To view all of the entries online, visit .

Grand Prize Winner

Aerospace & Defense Category Winner

Machinery/Automation/Robotics Category Winner

Automotive & Transportation Category Winner

Consumer Products Category Winner

Electronics Category Winner

Medical Category Winner

Sustainable Technologies Category Winner

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This article first appeared in the November, 2014 issue of NASA Tech Briefs Magazine.

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