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    Enter the “Raspberry RoadTest” Challenge for a chance to win a Raspberry Pi computer
    element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, powered by Premier Farnell LSE, is giving Raspberry Pi fans around the world a chance to win one of three of these hotly desired gadgets. Launched today, the global “Raspberry RoadTest” Challenge poses the question: “What innovation…

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    NASA, Partners Solicit Creative Waste-Management Solutions
    NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the State Department and Nike today announced a challenge to identify 10 game-changing innovations that could transform waste-management systems and practices. Waste management is important for planning long-duration human spaceflight missions to an asteroid, Mars or beyond. Humans living off the planet…

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    DARPA seeks robot enthusiasts (and you) to face off for $2M prize!
    As iconic symbols of the future, robots rank high with flying cars and starships, but basic robots are already in use in emergency response, industry, defense, healthcare and education. DARPA plans to offer a $2 million prize to whomever can help push the state-of-the-art in robotics beyond today’s capabilities in…

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    ZW3D and GrabCAD Present a 3D CAD Model Challenge
    ZWSOFT, a leading supplier of 2D and 3D CAD/CAM solutions to the AEC and MCAD industries, announced today that it will partner with GrabCAD to present a 3D CAD model challenge. This contest wants CAD users to create imaginative and intricate 3D models that are designed in ZW3D CAD/CAM software.…

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    NineSigma’s Grand Challenges Move the Needle on Solving the World’s Most Complex Issues
    What makes a Grand Challenge grand? Consider the complexities of curing breast cancer, purging greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, launching civilian spacecraft, or eradicating the devastating AIDS pandemic. These are the kinds of problems that require an amplified approach to open innovation, or “connecting with the world” to find new…

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    NASA Selects Five Universities For 2013 X-Hab Innovation Challenge
    Five universities have been selected to participate in the 2013 Exploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge led by NASA and the National Space Grant Foundation. These universities will design habitat systems, concepts and technologies that could be used in future deep space habitats. The selection is the first milestone in…

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    UAVForge Reveals Challenge of Developing Perch and Stare UAV
    DARPA’s UAVForge, a crowdsourcing competition to design, build and manufacture an advanced small unmanned air vehicle (UAV), set out to determine if a loosely-connected community of UAV enthusiasts could develop a militarily relevant back-pack portable UAV with specific capabilities.  By using a crowdsourcing design approach, the effort sought to inspire…

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    Student Competitors Sought for Cool Design Challenge
    Recently, students from universities across the country traveled to the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) to participate in the first annual Field-Reversible Thermal Connector (RevCon) Challenge, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR). The RevCon Challenge asks undergraduate and…

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    3D Systems Kicks Off the Cubify Challenge
    3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) announced today the Cubify® Challenge design contest. The Cubify Challenge begins today and runs through September 14, 2012 and is open to Cubify registrants of all ages worldwide. Participants are invited to upload their best creation for review by a panel of 3D judges that will…

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    PTC Sponsors FIRST® Tech Challenge Competition
    Dedicated to promoting science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational opportunities, PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) today announced its continued support of FIRST ® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and the FIRST ®Tech Challenge (FTC®). Building on previous years of supporting FIRST, PTC will sponsor 30 of the 2500…

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    NASA Tournament Lab to Launch Big Data Challenge Series
    NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy announced Wednesday the launch of the Big Data Challenge, a series of competitions hosted through the NASA Tournament Lab (NTL). The Big Data Challenge series will apply the process of open innovation to conceptualizing new and novel approaches to using…

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    Two Youth Inventors Finalists for $1 Million Innovation Challenge
    The Boy Scouts of America® (BSA), one of the nation's largest and most prominent youth development organizations, and Edison Nation®, an idea-to-shelf product developer, announce the selection of two youth inventor finalists from the Boy Scouts of America Innovation Challenge. The Boy Scouts of America Innovation Challenge was an online…

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    Washington Open Object Fabricators (WOOF) Wins The 3D4D Challenge
    London-based technology charity, techfortrade, is delighted to announce that Washington Open Object Fabricators (WOOF) has won The 3D4D Challenge. The winner was revealed last night during the VIP event at the 3D Printshow in London and awarded a prize of $100,000 to help towards implementing the project. WOOF’s winning project…

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    PTC Sponsors 2013 Real World Design Challenge®
    PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) today joined more than 70 partners on Capitol Hill to kick off the 2012-2013 Real World Design Challenge and announce the themes for this year’s challenges: Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Next Generation Truck Design. The event was hosted by Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and the…

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    SpaceClaim GrabCAD Challenge Winners Announced
    SpaceClaim and GrabCAD today announced the winners of the SpaceClaim GrabCAD Challenge. For entries, we asked participants to start with GrabCAD’s collection of models or models from other sources to improve someone else’s design using SpaceClaim Engineer. First Place - Flaviano Crespi combined many models from the GrabCAD site to…

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    NASA Launches Exploration Design Challenge
    NASA unveiled an Exploration Design Challenge to give students from kindergarten through 12th grade the opportunity to play a unique role in the future of human spaceflight. The innovative educational opportunity was announced in a special event at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The challenge asks students in the…

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    Ultimaker and GrabCAD Launch “Design 3D Printable Toy” Challenge
    GrabCAD, the platform for open engineering and home of the world’s largest community of mechanical engineers, is collaborating with Ultimaker in launching a design challenge soliciting designs that can be 3D printed on Ultimaker 3D printers. With this Challenge GrabCAD and Ultimaker are asking: “What kind of kids’ toys can…

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    Altair International Student Challenge
    Students from universities across the globe will recommend ways to improve the products consumers use every day—from sporting goods to automotive components—as they participate in the Altair International Simulation-Driven Design Challenge over the next four months. They will compete for thousands of dollars in prizes and travel to any of…

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    2013-2014 Real World Design Challenge
    PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) recently joined more than 45 partners to kick-off the 2013-2014 Real World Design Challenge. The theme of this year’s challenge, “Unmanned Aircraft System Challenge: Precision Agriculture,” was announced in Washington, DC.   A $50,000 scholarship from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be provided to each student on the national…

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    DARPA Announces Cyber Grand Challenge
    What if computers had a “check engine” light that could indicate new, novel security problems? What if computers could go one step further and heal security problems before they happen? To find out, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) intends to hold the Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC)—the first-ever tournament…

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    Local Motors Launches Design Challenge For 3D Printed Car
    Local Motors, Inc. announces the launch of the 3D Printed Car Design Challenge to inform and influence the design of the vehicle that will be manufactured at IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, September 8-13, 2014. The challenge will run through May 13, 2014 and…

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    Student 3D Printing Challenges Announced For First 3D Printer Aboard International Space Station
    America has always been a nation of tinkerers, inventors, and entrepreneurs. In recent years, a growing number of Americans have gained access to technologies such as 3D printers, laser cutters, easy-to-use design software, and desktop machinery. These tools are enabling more Americans to design and make almost anything, and the…

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    2015 Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge
    Stratasys is now accepting submissions to the 11th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. Open to students worldwide, this annual 3D printing challenge invites students in engineering, design and art or architecture to create a new product that improves how a task is accomplished or to redesign an existing product.…

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    CGTrader and i.Materialise Annouce 3D Printed Gift Challenge
    Designer-oriented 3D model marketplace CGTrader.com teams up with online 3D printing service i.Materialise to run a unique Christmas gift challenge that will propel 3D designers into creating bespoke ceramic and silver gifts. Christmas is all about finding the perfect present – for your husband or wife, your mother-in-law or your…

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    CGTrader partners up with 3D Systems for the Art Challenge
    The community­ based 3D model marketplace CGTrader and the pioneering 3D printing company 3D Systems have teamed up to bring digital content creators an art challenge, striving to refill 3D designers’ creative well with fresh ideas. It’s already clear that 3D printing will disrupt a wide range of different industries, everything from medicine to military. And yet, when analysts turn their gaze to art, it’s an entirely different story. In art, 3D printing…

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    NASA Opens Cube Quest Challenge With Prize Pool of $5 Million
    Registration now is open for NASA's Cube Quest Challenge, the agency’s first in-space competition that offers the agency’s largest-ever prize purse. Competitors have a shot at a share of $5 million in prize money and an opportunity to participate in space exploration and technology development, to include a chance at…

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    Local Motors Unveils New Lightweight Vehicle Design Competition
    Local Motors is teaming up with the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to present the Lightweighting Technologies Enabling Comprehensive Automotive Redesign (LITECAR) Challenge, which seeks innovative conceptual designs to lightweight a vehicle while maintaining or exceeding current U.S. automotive safety standards. Participants’ pioneering designs will compete for a piece of…

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    Private Moon Race Heats Up As Five Google Lunar XPRIZE Teams Take Home $5.25 Million
    XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competition, announced that five Google Lunar XPRIZE teams have been awarded a combined US$5.25 million in recognition of key technological advancements toward their quest to land a private spacecraft on the surface of the moon. Determined by a judging panel of science, aeronautics…

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    element14 Launches Enchanted Objects IoT Design Challenge
    New research conducted by the element14 Community, an online community of more than 300,000 electronics engineers, has revealed high consumer interest worldwide in the Internet of Things (IoT) and a huge potential value to developing economies. The study, conducted as part of element14’s mantra, “Engineering a Connected World,” included more…

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    element14 Community Launches Science Fiction Focused Design Challenge
    element14, the world’s largest electronic design community with more than 300,000 members, launches an ambitious new design challenge, “Sci Fi Your Pi.” Sponsored by Pi Trading, creator of the Raspberry Pi and an element14 partner, the global initiative challenges engineers and enthusiasts to use the Raspberry Pi 2 to design…

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    2015 Singapore International 3D Printing Competitions
    In continuing the mission to promote awareness and adoption of 3D printing technologies, the Singapore International 3D Printing Competitions are back for another successful run in 2015! The inaugural competitions in 2013 received a total of 30 entries from 7 countries for an open category on the themes of Abacus…

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    Local Motors Announces Winners of LITECAR Challenge
    With more than 250 conceptual designs submitted, Local Motors, in partnership with the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), is announcing the winner of the Lightweighting Technologies Enabling Comprehensive Automotive Redesign (LITECAR) Challenge. The design challenge served to accelerate innovative ideas by using novel material technologies, structural designs, energy absorbing materials…

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    MTConnect Institute Announces MTConnect Student Challenge
    College students with an interest in bringing together software and hardware solutions to improve manufacturing operations now have an opportunity to leverage their creativity and innovative know-how through the MTConnect Student Challenge, a competition that invites submissions for both ideas and applications utilizing the MTConnect standard.Announced at the [MC]2 Conference…

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    CGTrader & Microsoft Announce 3D Modeling Challenge
    Microsoft is preloading the 3D Builder printing app with Windows 10 and turned to CGTrader.com in search for the final exquisite 3D model to complete its selection. They are looking for a 3D model specifically designed for testing and benchmarking 3D printers that will help users check the results for…

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    element14 Announces Vertical Farming Design Competition
    element14 announces the launch of its latest design competition – the Vertical Farming Challenge. Sponsored by Silicon Labs and Wurth Elektronik, with support from the Association for Vertical Farming and Green Spirit Farms, element14 will select 15 engineers to build indoor vertical gardens using technologies and methods that have the…

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    MTConnect Student Challenge Submission Period Now Open
    The submission period opened today for the MTConnect Student Challenge, marking the official start of the competition for student ideas and applications utilizing MTConnect. The idea creation competition is open for submissions through September 18, 2015, while the application competition is accepting submissions through January 31, 2016.In addition to cash…

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    Sikorsky Innovations Announces $25K Cash Prize in 6th Entrepreneurial Challenge
    Sikorsky Innovations will award a $25,000 cash prize to the winner of the next Entrepreneurial Challenge, a competition to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications in the vertical flight market. Sikorsky Innovations is the technology development division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:…

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    Altair, AWS and Intel Announce High Performance Computing Cloud Challenge
    Altair announced a new High-Performance Computing (HPC) Cloud Challenge utilizing Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Intel technologies to demonstrate the benefits of leveraging the cloud for large-scale design exploration in the area of computer-aided engineering (CAE).The Challenge asks CAE users to submit project ideas to a team of Altair, AWS…

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    Miniature IoT Enabled Cottage Wins element14’s Enchanted Objects Challenge
    A miniature IoT-enabled cottage was named the winner in the “Enchanted Objects” design competition, organized by the element14 Community. As part of the challenge, 15 individuals from around the world competed to give new life to everyday objects by “enchanting” them with the power of the Internet of Things. The…

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    Stratasys, GrabCAD, and MakerBot Announce Winners of the CubeSat Challenge
    Stratasys along with its subsidiaries GrabCAD and MakerBot, announced the winners of the CubeSat Challenge after a month-long, highly competitive engineering competition.Home to the world's largest community of mechanical engineers, the GrabCAD Community was invited to use 3D printing to rethink the design of a CubeSat, a standardized small satellite…

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    NASA Seeks Big Ideas from Students for Inflatable Heat Shield Technology
    NASA is giving university and college students an opportunity to be part of the agency’s journey to Mars with the Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge.NASA’s Game Changing Development Program (GCD), managed by the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate in Washington, and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) are…

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    element14 RoadTest+ Asks Participants to Solve World Problems Using LEDs and LED Drivers
    The modern world faces new challenges every day, and as the world’s largest online engineering community, element14 is asking its members to help address them with its latest RoadTest+. Starting now, members have the chance to apply to participate and build devices using the latest technology from Wurth Elektronik and…

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    Competition Deadlines Extended for MTConnect Student Challenge
    The MTConnect Student Challenge is extending the deadlines for both its Ideation and Application competitions. The new deadline for the ideas competition is March 15, 2016; the new deadline to submit applications is July 15, 2016.MTConnect is an open, XML- and HTTP-based communications standard that works as the building block…

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    Additive Industries Presents 2nd Edition of Design Challenge
    Industrial 3D metal printing or additive manufacturing is gaining ground by the day. In aerospace fuel nozzles are printed by GE Aviation and Siemens are printing parts for turbines. In the medical industry additive processes are used for both dental and medical implants by several specialised manufacturers. Crucial in the…

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    CGTrader Announces Fashion 3D Print Challenge
    Awards & PrizesThere are two categories of awards in this challenge. Both best model and best portfolio category will have one winner and one runner-up.Best 3D Printing Fashion ModelFor the 1st place winner MBot Grid II+ SH Printer by Mbot3D LIX pen by LIX 1 Reel of Innoflex 45, 1…

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    element14 launches Make Life Accessible Design Challenge
    element14 launched the Make Life Accessible Design Challenge, its first Grand Design Challenge of 2016. Sponsored by NXP, element14 will challenge 15 community members to use motor control technology to create innovative mobility solutions that will improve the lives and accessibility of people living with physical disabilities.“As engineers, the members…

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    FirstBuild Seeking Design for Cold Brew Coffee Maker
    GE’s FirstBuild™ is announcing the development of its new Pique Coffee Brewer by launching the Cold Brew Challenge: a product design competition drawing upon the power of crowdsourced design and the FirstBuild community. Pique is expected to go to market this summer on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. In…

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    Airbus Group & Local Motors Launch Commercial Drone Design Challenge
    Airbus Group and Local Motors have launched a global co-creation challenge to identify the next generation of commercial drone technology. The two companies are inviting amateurs and professionals alike into a joint project that includes a series of co-creation activities, online competitions, open-source projects and hackathons all focused on designing…

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    Sandvik Coromant Launches Global Graphene Challenge
    Making headlines in science and manufacturing circles for its amazing properties, graphene is a remarkable new material with boundless possibilities. On a mission to discover who can realize the full potential of graphene, Sandvik Coromant has initiated a global competition for individuals to submit ideas of how the application of…

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    element14 Launches Pi IoT Smarter Spaces Design Challenge
    element14 launched its 2016 Pi IoT Smarter Spaces Design Challenge featuring the new Bluetooth and wireless enabled Raspberry Pi 3 microcomputer. The Pi IoT Smarter Spaces competition is challenging members to invent IoT-powered solutions that allow users to control the multiple Internet-enabled devices in any environment – be it their…