Press Release: Ten American Inventors Named Finalists in First Global Competition for Hardware with a Social Purpose
Monday, June 12, 2017
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the world’s largest organization for mechanical engineers, today announced the finalists of the 2017 ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW), the first international competition for hardware-led social innovation.
Ten social-minded American inventors will present their design prototypes in Washington, D.C. on June 22. They are among 28 finalists selected from more than 150 submissions from South Asia, Africa and the United States. Three grand prize winners have already been named in both Bangalore on April 27 and Nairobi on May 25.