Finalists Announced in Create the Future Design Contest Sponsored by Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader™ empowering innovation, congratulates the finalists for the 21st Create the Future Design Contest, a global challenge to engineers and innovators around the world to design the next great thing. The competition is produced by SAE Media Group, an SAE International Company, and Tech Briefs magazine. COMSOL is also a principal sponsor of the contest.

“Congratulations to these outstanding finalists. Empowering innovation is at the heart of what we do here at Mouser,” said Kevin Hess, Mouser Electronics’ Senior Vice President of Marketing. “We are proud of our longstanding support for the Create the Future Design Contest and the many innovations it has inspired through the years.”

The following finalists will compete on November 10 in New York City for the $25,000 Grand Prize. For more information on the finalists and their designs, visit


A New Treatment Approach for Spinal Cord Injury


Ganaio High-Output Regenerative Damper

Sustainable Technology:

Leakproof Valve

Robotics & Automation:

Patchflow-Robotics for In-Pipe Leak Repair


Safely Watch and Prioritize Maintenance with AI Deep Learning and Low-Cost Passive RF Wireless Vibratory Strain Sensors

Manufacturing & Materials:

TenseFlatables: 3D Printed Tensegrity-Assisted Inflatable Structures

Aerospace & Defence:

Zulu Pods Are the World’s First Decentralised Lubrication System

Members of the media are invited to attend the finalists’ live presentations on November 10 at the New York Hilton in New York City. For press registration, please contact The contest opened for entries on March 1 and closed on July 1, 2023. The grand prize winner will receive worldwide recognition and a cash prize of $25,000 for an innovative product that benefits society and the economy.

Previous contests have produced more than 15,000 design ideas from engineers, entrepreneurs and students in more than 100 countries. The Create the Future Design Contest brings attention to product designs that enhance humanity, improve healthcare quality or help provide sustainable solutions. The contest was created in 2002 by the publishers of Tech Briefs magazine to help stimulate and reward engineering innovation. The grand prize winner will be chosen from the winners in seven entry categories: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive/Transportation, Electronics, Manufacturing & Materials, Medical, Robotics & Automation, and Sustainable Technology.

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About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorised semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on New Product Introductions from its leading manufacturer partners. Serving the global electronic design engineer and buyer community, the global distributor’s website,, is available in multiple languages and currencies and features more than 6.8 million products from over 1,200 manufacturer brands. Mouser offers 27 support locations worldwide to provide best-in-class customer service in local language, currency and time zone. The distributor ships to over 650,000 customers in 223 countries/territories from its 1 million-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facilities in the Dallas, Texas, metro area. For more information, visit