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TO EDUCATION, AND TECHNOLOGY EDITORS:
Global Design Contest Challenges Engineers and Students to Create the
NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th annual "Create the
Future" Design Contest (www.createthefuturecontest.com) sponsored by
COMSOL and Mouser Electronics, along with Intel@ and Analog Devices,
and produced by Tech Briefs Media Group is now open and runs through
July 1, 2014. Create an innovative new product idea that benefits
society and the economy for the opportunity to receive global
recognition and a cash prize of $20,000.
The "Create the Future" Design Contest has been responsible for
bringing attention to product designs that increase the quality of
life, improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare, and help to
reduce dependence on non-renewable energy sources.
"The Create the Future Design Contest does an amazing job of shining
light on new product ideas and innovators. That is why COMSOL is
delighted to be sponsoring the contest for the 10th year running,"
said Bernt Nilsson, COMSOL Senior VP of Marketing.
"Advancing technological innovation is at the heart of what we do here
at Mouser and we are very excited to support design engineers by
helping to sponsor this global design contest for them," said Kevin
Hess, Mouser Electronics' Vice President of Technical Marketing.
Past contests have generated over 9,000 design ideas from engineers,
educators, and students in more than 100 countries. Previous grand
prize winning entries include a ChemoPatch capable of delivering
quality early stage chemotherapy in developing countries; a key
fob-sized device that makes smart phones "smarter" by enabling
consumers to run a variety of low-cost sensing applications; and an
economical, rapid screening device that prevents food borne illness.
This year's categories include: Aerospace & Defense,
Automotive/Transportation, Consumer Products, Electronics,
Machinery/Automation/Robotics, Medical Products, and Sustainable
Technologies. In addition to product concepts, designs for products
that have been introduced to the market within the past 12 months are
Contest entries can be submitted by an individual or a team. An
independent industry panel will judge the entries. Web site visitors
are invited to vote for their favorite entry. For more information on
how to enter the contest, go to www.createthefuturecontest.com.
About COMSOL COMSOL provides simulation software for product design
and research to technical enterprises, research labs, and universities
through 20 offices and a distributor network throughout the world. Its
flagship product, COMSOL Multiphysics@, is a software environment for
modeling and simulating any physics-based system. A particular
strength is its ability to account for coupled or multiphysics
phenomena. Add-on products expand the simulation platform for
electrical, mechanical, fluid flow, and chemical applications.
Interfacing tools enable the integration of COMSOL Multiphysics@
simulation with all major technical computing and CAD tools on the CAE
About Mouser Electronics Mouser Electronics, a subsidiary of TTI,
Inc., is part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway family of
companies. Mouser is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and
electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of
new products and technologies to electronic design engineers and
buyers. Mouser.com features more than 4 million products online from
more than 500 manufacturers. Mouser publishes multiple catalogs per
year providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now
available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships
globally to over 400,000 customers in 170 countries from its 492,000
sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas.
About Tech Briefs Media Group Tech Briefs Media Group is publisher of
NASA Tech Briefs, the largest-circulation design engineering magazine
worldwide, and Medical Design Briefs, the only OEM publication
targeted 100% to medical design engineers and managers. Additional
publications include Aerospace and Defense Technology, Photonics Tech
Briefs, Imaging Technology, Motion Control and Automation Technology,
and Lighting Technology. Combined, these products reach over 600,000
engineers and managers worldwide. www.techbriefsmedia.com
For Information Contact: Debbie Rothwell Director of Marketing Tech
Briefs Media Group 212-490-3999
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