OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE USA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
JANUARY 1 – FEBRUARY 28
MARCH 1 – APRIL 30
MAY 1 – JUNE 30
JULY 1 – AUGUST 31
SEPTEMBER 1 – OCTOBER 31
NOVEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 31
You need to have an original idea for a prototype that can be manufactured at Proto Labs, a “rapid” injection molding company. It should be in the form of a 3D CAD model, should be your original idea, and should not have been previously published or have won any other award.
Most companies provide innovators help once they are already created. This ideas contest is unique as it has been put together in order to help those who have ideas but have not got the funding to get the basic prototype of their idea built.
PRIZES: UP TO $250,000 IN TOTAL ALLOCATED AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF PROTO LABS
For inspiration check out inventables.com for cool ideas in latest materials
OPEN TO ALL
DEADLINE: ONGOING QUARTERLY – LATEST JUNE 30, 2015
All themes of science fiction and fantasy illustrations are welcome. Each entry should consist of a set of three illustrations, each representing different subjects.
Entrants are limited to one set of illustrations per quarter
ANNUAL PRIZE: ADDITIONAL $5000
DEADLINE: QUARTERLY, LATEST QUARTER ENDING JUNE 30, 2015
All types of science fiction, fantasy and dark fantasy are welcome. Entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length. They do not consider poetry, or works intended for children
FIRST PRIZE: $1000
SECOND PRIZE: $750
THIRD PRIZE: $500
ADDITIONAL ANNUAL GRAND PRIZE: $5000