Win $2K to Bring Your Idea to Market

by | Feb 15, 2016 | Community Initiatives, Company News, Invention News, Inventors

This is your chance to bring your invention to life! MAKO is running the Create and Innovate contest for innovators and inventors to submit their best inventions and see their idea to market.

Who can participate? This contest is open to residents of Canada and the United States of America.  Candidates under 18 years of age must have consent from a parent or guardian.

What is the prize? The winner will win $2,000 worth of in-kind services towards conceptual design and prototyping. Visit our website to learn more about our services and our work. Projects will be evaluated by our team and the winner will be selected based on market potential.

How do I submit my idea? *Applications closed. To enter the contest you must fill in the application form (applications now closed) and send it back by email at with the subject reading “Create and Innovate Contest”.  Visuals of your ideas are welcome. Applications will be accepted from February 15, 2016 up to and including March 14th, 2016. Winner will be announced within the first week of April through our social media platforms and by an email notification. So keep posted!

Terms and conditions: The competition requires a brief description of the product including what it is, any technical specifications or features, a description of the design, and the target market for that product. A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is attached to the application form to guarantee that your idea will not be shared with anyone outside our firm. To register the NDA must be signed; we will then send it back to you with our signature within a couple of days. Candidates who have already worked with MAKO are not eligible for this contest.

Good luck and spread the word!

(Applications closed until 2017 contest opens)

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Company Team

MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both high-growth corporate manufacturers and invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, England, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering design and prototyping services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, we also have a subsidiary branch called Mako Invent that, in addition to above, helps start-ups with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. For our corporate clients, MAKO Design develops world-class consumer electronics designs through our industrial, mechanical, and electrical design teams.



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