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Make48: World’s Fastest Invention Competition 


Teams of all ages, genders, backgrounds, and places develop BRAND NEW ideas in a weekend invent-a-thon. 48 hours to plan, prototype and pitch an idea for prizes and licensing potential.

It is a valuable resource for anyone and everyone to gain insight into the innovation community.

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Making It In 2019

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Do you have specific goals this year to grow your maker business? As it becomes easier to design and create prototypes, more individuals are turning their hobbies into full-time jobs….

The Innovative Sandsall

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We met Eric Davis at our casting call at the National Hardware Show in 2017. Eric made up one half of team Inertia Forces from season two. An experienced inventor,…

Innovation Trends In 2019

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Alan Kay famously said, (the) “Best Way To Predict The Future Is To Invent It.” What can we see from inventions and innovation in 2019? We look at trends to…

Don’t Ask Your Mom

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David McCutcheon and his team designed the winning product, The Wedgy, during Season 2. David has launched his own site, that looks at the invention process and gives his own…

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