Show the world what inspires the maker in you!

Entry Period: This contest opens on 16 May 2017 at 10:00 AM ET and all entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM ET on 17 October 2017 (“Promotional Period”).
  • How to Enter:
How to EnterSubmissions must be engineering projects that were built or created using hardware or software technology with the goal of bettering society. The submission must include an image or video of what was built, as well as a description on the tech built. The following items will disqualify a project from being considered as a valid submission:
  1. The development of the project was paid for by an organization or employer or be built for use at an organization.
  2. You are not the individual or member of the team that created the project.
  3. You have not yet started working on the project (Note: projects do not need to be complete when submitted, but they must be started).
  4. The project is submitted without an image or video depicting it.
  5. The project is submitted with no title or description or is under 50 words or over 300 words.
Entrants will have two ways to enter this contest. Entrants can enter the contest during Promotional Period through the following channels:
  • IEEE Maker Project MicrositeEntrants can participate by submitting projects through the microsite (transmitter.ieee.org/ makerproject/). In order to be counted as a valid entry, an entrant must provide their email address prior to submitting their entry. All entries must also comply with Facebook rules.
  • Facebook: Entrants who “like” the IEEE Facebook page or any of the participating IEEE staff-managed Facebook pages can submit votes through the IEEE Maker Project application. In order to be counted as a valid entry, an entrant must provide their email address prior to submitting their votes. Once an entrant provides their information, they will be able to interact with all sections of the site. All entries must also comply with Facebook rules.
There is no limit to the amount of times a person can enter through the system. Entries must be original. Entries that copy other entries, or the intellectual property of anyone other than the Entrant, may be removed by Sponsor and the Entrant may be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any entry and disqualify any Entrant if the entry is deemed, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to be inappropriate. Facebook is hereinafter referred to as a “Contest Entity.” Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, LinkedIn, Random.org, and Twitter are herein referred to as “Contest Entities.”