Manufacturing: Challenges
Completed Challenges

The International Bicycle Design Competition aims to promote bicycle product design worldwide through the coming together of different design concepts and cultures, as well as incorporating bicycling to improve environmental conditions.

 Winner Announced!

The Manufacturing Challenge is a creative collegiate manufacturing competition where student club members choose their own manufacturing project. The students then build the project for display and evaluation at the WESTEC Manufacturing Challenge Contest. Other types of manufacturing projects including class projects and funded projects are also welcome as entries in the contest.

 Winner Announced!

Deadline: Monday, December 31, 2012

An opportunity todevelop a collection of easy-to-use simulation capabilities for computational fluid dynamics

 Winner Announced!

The competition is open to teams comprised of 3-6 students and a teacher. Teams will work with local manufacturers and become familiar with the products they make and the processes they use while taking part in one of several defined challenges.

 Winner Announced!

Deadline: Monday, December 31, 2012

Award: $5 Million USD

 

DOE-sponsored technology competition designed to spur development of ultra-efficient solid-state lighting products to replace common lighting products.

The Manufacturing Team Challenge covers designing and manufacturing equipment assemblies. Each team has three members who are issued with a project specification one year prior to the competition. The teams will then design their individual assemblies in advance and build them during the competition. At the beginning of the event, teams are given another surprise task. Comprehensive project documentation must also be produced.

 Winner Announced!

Deadline: Monday, December 31, 2012

Award: Cash Prizes and Incubation Support

Imagine H2O helps innovators identify problems that have social impact and major commercial market opportunities, chooses the most promising plans, and brings together world leaders in water business, government, and social enterprise to help our contestants turn ideas into self-funding, high impact solutions.

 Winner Announced!