MAKO Invent, Ryerson University, and RBC Royal Bank have teamed up for the first annual Student Invention Awards at Ryerson’s Digital Media Zone, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Student Product Designers and Inventors are competing for over $10,000 in cash and services-in-kind! Over the next few weeks, students will be busy finalizing their consumer product designs, invention ideas, product prototypes, and invention business plans.
The Awards for the product prototypes will be taking place on the afternoon of Apr. 11, 2014 at the Digital Media Zone at Ryerson University (10 Dundas Street East, 6th Floor), so save the date as anyone affiliated with MAKO Design + Invent are welcome (Non-Disclosure Agreements will be signed at the event of course!).
About: MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to startups, small manufacturers, and inventors. Simply put, we are the leading one-stop-shop for developing your physical product from idea to store shelves, all in a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely manner. We operate as one powerhouse 30-person product design team spread across 4 offices to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our startup and inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with business strategy, product strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. Also, our founder Kevin Mako hosts The Product Startup Podcast, the industry's leading hardware podcast. Check it out for tips, interviews, and best practices for hardware startups, inventors, and product developers. Click HERE to learn more about MAKO Design + Invent!