This section is intended to update inventors on all the invention contests, invention events, invention trade shows and whatever else that's going on of interest to inventors.
You can find out about the latest invention contests and inventor events by checking our Inventor's Home Page.
Note: This page is only updated periodically, The information on this page is just a starting point for your research. We wanted to provide a rough idea of some of the events and contents that go on throughout the year that may be of interest to inventors and innovators.
The Ontario Engineering Competition (OEC) is an annual competition that is hosted annually by a different accredited Ontario engineering university.
With around 11,000 entries from over 60 countries, the red dot design award is the world's largest design competition.
The National Hardware Show in the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV is the prime time & place for face-to-face sourcing, trading and learning for the $343 Billion dollar US home improvement and DIY markets.
OTHER ANNUAL EVENTS
Rewards excellece in Design and Advertising. Has annual product design awards.
The competition held by a collaboration between UC Berkeley and Intel, held annually at the Haas School of Business in Berkeley, California, hosts teams from around the world and showcases global business opportunities that have the greatest potential for a positive impact on society through the deployment of new and truly innovative technologies.
OTHER EVENTS TO RESEARCH FURTHER Imagine Cup
This year's theme is "Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems facing us today." The competitor’s charge is to address The United Nations hardest challenges in the world today, identified in its Millennium Goals. The competition categories include software design, embedded development, game development, robotics and algorithm, IT challenge, and MashUp. Each category has its own rules of entry.
The Bicycle Design Competition is sponsored by the Department of Industrial Technology, Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C. and managed and produced by the Cycling & Health Tech Industry R&D Center. The sponsors anticipated that it could become a channel of communication among bicycle designers, manufacturers and aficionados from all over the world. We hope that through the coming together of different design concepts and cultures, bicycle product design can be promoted worldwide. Moreover, we also wish that a way of life incorporating bicycling could be spread worldwide, and make a contribution to improve environmental conditions. We take great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the ONLY worldwide bicycle design competition!
BKFK Invent A Game Contest
The BKFK “Going Green Challenge” invites entries from children between the ages of 5 and 19 to enter new online games. You don't need technical or illustrative skills to enter, all entries are expected to be entirely conceptual. The winning game will be produced by Electronic Arts and will be rewarded with $10,000 Face Value U.S. Savings Bond.Samsonite Baby Travel Design Competition
Samsonite Baby Travel contest encourages the design of innovative travel products related to traveling with babies and toddlers. Eligibility extends to all students, designers, engineers, and inventors over the age of 18. Your product should represent real innovation and fulfill the main criteria for traveling; compact, lightweight, easy to use, safe and durable. Prizes include: €5000, €3000 and €1000 for the first three winners; five Judges Special Awards of €500 will be awarded.Live EDGE Global Environmental Challenge
Entries are invited for the $100,000 USD Live EDGE global environmental challenge for 2009. To enter, your design must be original and innovative, use electric and/or electronic components, and positively impact the environment, such as by increasing energy efficiency or reducing carbon emissions.Braun Prize International Design Contest
Braun 2009 is an international design competition open to young industrial designers who are still studying or who have graduated within the last two years. Students are invited to submit their product concepts to Braun. The total prize money amounts to EUR 36,000.
AIA Ideas Competition
Architects, students, and allied design professionals are invited to submit sketches to the international 2009 COD Ideas Competition, titled "Listening to the Past, Looking to the Future: A House for Today." In this unique sketch competition, submitters are asked to explore the legacy of modernist design through a concept design problem.Invented in Utah
The event is open to Utah-based individuals and small businesses with less than $5 million in annual revenues, and whose inventions have not yet generated formal sales revenues.