2016 Fuller Challenge
The 2016 Fuller Challenge opened for applications on January 15. Each year, The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) invites scientists, designers, architects, activists, entrepreneurs, artists, students, and planners from all over the world to submit solutions for addressing humanity's most pressing problems.
Autodesk Within: Generative Design Optimized for 3D Printing
Autodesk has launched Within, a new set of generative design software solutions to help engineers create and 3D print lightweight designs for automotive, aerospace, industrial equipment and medical implants.
eVolo 2016 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine has launched the 2016 Skyscraper Competition, open to architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world's most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
Autodesk Exchange Apps Store Reaches 1 Million Downloads
Autodesk Exchange Apps, a web-based design and engineering app store created for the Autodesk community, reached its one-millionth app milestone this week with a customer download of the coolOrange threadModeler for Autodesk Inventor.
ARCHITECT's Ninth Annual R+D Awards
The ninth annual R+D Awards are now open for entries. The competition seeks and celebrates the most innovative building research, materials, and technologies at every scale-from design strategies and building systems to must-have products and digital tools.
Dyson Opens Design Engineering School
Today, James Dyson has announced the opening of Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London. The school will teach a four year course in design engineering, developed in partnership with Dyson engineers, which unlike most engineering courses, will teach design engineering from the get-go.
James Dyson Award 2015
The 2015 James Dyson Award, an international design competition that challenges students to design something that solves a problem, is now open for entries.
Autodesk Fusion 360 Now Available in the Mac App Store
Autodesk Fusion 360, a cloud-based tool that combines 3D industrial and mechanical design, collaboration, and machining in a single package, is now available in the Mac App Store.
Aarhus Alpha Conference '14
Aarhus University will host the 2014 Aarhus Alpha Conference (AA'14) on June 11.
The 2014 RAPID conference and exposition will take place June 9-12 in Detroit, Mich. at the Cobo Center.
Plastics Design and Moulding Exhibition 2014
Plastics Design & Moulding (PDM), a two-day event combining an exhibition and conferences, will be held at the Telford International Centre on June 18-19, 2014.
Valeo Innovation Challenge
The Valeo Innovation Challenge is open for entries for engineering students around the world. The challenge is to design equipment that between now and 2030, will make cars more intelligent and intuitive.
Autodesk CAM 360
Autodesk CAM 360, unveiled today at the Autodesk University, is the industry's first cloud-based solution for computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).
3D Design in a Browser: Autodesk Launches an Industry First
Autodesk has launched a turn-key solution for accessing 3D design applications through customers HTML5 browser.
Autodesk InfraWorks 360 Pro
Autodesk has today unveiled InfraWorks 360 Pro. Autodesk's new solution enhances BIM workflows by providing desktop software and cloud-based capabilities that enable multi-discipline infrastructure project stakeholders in geographically dispersed offices to publish, store, collaborate and manage large models centrally in the cloud via desktop or mobile devices.
Design Museum: 4 in 10 Britons Think the Internet is a Threat to Knowledge
As part of its new exhibition, The Future is Here: A New Industrial Revolution, the Design Museum has carried out a survey on the future of manufacturing.
Design Chain Conference 2013
Messe Dusseldorf and Crain Communications will host a two day conference, to be held during the K Show on October 21-22, 2013.
3D Printing Event 2013
The 3rd edition of the international 3D Printing Event will take place on October 21-25, 2013, in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Cambridge Consultants Unveils Environmentally Friendly Foaming Technology
Cambridge Consultants has recently unveiled a new foaming technology that provides a low-cost alternative to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in aerosols - a contributing factor to ground-level ozone, which has been linked to respiratory problems.
Cook Stove Design Competition
The Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell University's Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is accepting submissions for its "Cook Stove Design Competition."
Autodesk Fusion 360 Now Available
Autodesk released Fusion 360, the world's first cloud-based software created specifically for people looking to fuse stunning aesthetic design with great product engineering.
Materialica Design + Technology Award 2013
The 11th Materialica Design + Technology Award is now open for entries.
Stress Testing a 747 Engine in Sub Zero Conditions
This February, The Barbarian Group commissioned noted photographer Noah Kalina to capture GE's latest 747 aircraft engine under the most extreme conditions, ice testing in Winnipeg, Canada.
eDrawings for iOS with Augmented Reality
SolidWorks has released an update to eDrawings for iOS that allows design teams to view their products in the real world before a physical product exists.
Buckminster Fuller Challenge 2013
The annual Buckminster Fuller Challenge, now in its sixth year, will award a grand prize of $100,000 to a winning entrant, as well as partnerships new for 2013 that will recognize finalists for their solutions and provide an infrastructure of support to accelerate the implementation of ideas based in design science.
Bresslergroup Names J.D. Albert Director of Engineering
Bresslergroup has named J.D. Albert, an entrepreneurial, MIT-trained engineer, to be Director of Engineering.
Autodesk Simulation 360: Industry's First Cloud-Based Pay-As-You-Go Simulation
Autodesk Simulation 360 is a comprehensive set of tools delivered securely in the cloud with a pay-as-you-go pricing model that enables any company to make simulation part of their everyday design and engineering processes.
Dassault Systemes has released SolidWorks 2013. The latest version features powerful design tools and new drawing capabilities, sub-model simulation, cost estimation, network rendering, and wider sharing and increased connectivity.
SolidWorks eDrawings Pro for iPad
SolidWorks has released eDrawings Pro for iPad. The features of the new app include dynamic cross section views, measurements, markups and annotations, and the unique ability to share it all by email.
Personalised Innovation Conference
Personalised Innovation is a one-day conference hosted by PDR and Cardiff Metropolitan University at the Cardiff School of Management on September 6, 2012. Each speaker will present their views on personalisation from the worlds of technology, design, healthcare and manufacturing.
Autodesk Brings ForceEffect to Android
Autodesk has today released its conceptual simulation app ForceEffect to Android.
Autodesk BIM 360: Next Generation of Building Information Modeling in the Cloud
Autodesk has today unveiled BIM 360, bringing the BIM process to the cloud. Autodesk BIM 360 includes a set of cloud services that will provide anytime, anywhere access to BIM project information throughout the project lifecycle.
Canon Launches New Mixed Reality System
The Canon MR (Mixed Reality) System is a product design tool that merges the real and virtual worlds to contribute to reduced development times during the design process. The new system will be available in late July of this year.
Spot: A Revolutionary Vision Screener for Children
Bresslergroup's engineers recently completed work on Spot, a hand-held vision-screening device that represents the first real change in vision screening in 150 years.
RIBA ICE McAslan Bursary: Call for Entries
The RIBA ICE McAslan Bursary, worth £7,500 and funded by John McAslan + Partners, will open to entries on May 2.
Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac
Autodesk Inventor Fusion, company's first mechanical modeling software, is now available for download as a free technology preview for Mac.
Autodesk ForceEffect Motion
Autodesk ForceEffect Motion is a new mobile simulation app for developing and testing mechanical systems with moving parts, available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
SolidWorks Plastics 2012
Dassault Systemes today unveiled SolidWorks Plastics, an easy-to-use software that enables users to predict and avoid manufacturing defects during the earliest stages of plastics part and injection mold design.
2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards Finalists
Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) unveiled the finalists in the 2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition in its April print issue published this week.
The Patents and Trademarks of Steve Jobs: Art and Technology that Changed the World
An exhibition showing the intellectual property (IP) behind Steve Jobs' innovations opened to the public at WIPO on 30 March 2012 and will run through to World Intellectual Property Day on 26 April 2012.
Design + Industry Helped James Cameron Achieve His Record Dive
Sydney and Melbourne based Industrial Design Firm, Design + Industry, were part of the team who developed the cockpit where James Cameron had the control of the submarine at his fingertips.
Autodesk Inventor Engineer-to-Order Offers New Web Access
Autodesk introduced a new release of Autodesk Inventor Engineer-to-Order software that can be deployed over the web, providing access to real-time, 3D visualization and pricing information for customized product configurations.
T-Haler: Cambridge Consultants' New Asthma Training Device More Than Doubles Proper Use Rates
Cambridge Consultants has today unveiled T-Haler, an asthma inhaler training device that more than doubles patient compliance.
Autodesk PLM 360: Cloud-Based Alternative for Product Lifecycle Management
Autodesk PLM 360 is the next-generation cloud-based alternative, providing a powerful, affordable and easy-to-implement solution at a fraction of the cost of traditional product lifecycle management (PLM) systems.
Materialica Design + Technology Award 2012
The 10th Materialica Design + Technology Award is now open for entries.
First-of-a Kind Laser-sintered Easter Egg
Fourfoursixsix, EOS, and Ogle Models have worked together to create a laser-sintered egg that is highly intricate in structure, yet contemporary and sculptural.
James Dyson Award 2012
The 2012 James Dyson Award, now in its eighth year, helps give young inventors a platform for their ideas by celebrating the best in student design: from a motion-sensing cycle jacket to a kitchen tap that doubles as a fire extinguisher; an irrigation device inspired by a desert beetle to a bazooka that fires a buoyancy aid.
The Business of Health & Wellness: Report Predicts Major Disruption as Consumer and Medical Products Converge
The Business of Health & Wellness, a report produced by Cambridge Consultants, indicates that the established players in the consumer goods and medical sectors face the threat of losing their market positions to a new generation of algorithm-driven companies as the two sectors continue to converge.
Autodesk Introduces Cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management
Autodesk today previewed a new solution designed to transform how manufacturers manage the entire lifecycle of a product -- from its conception, through design and manufacture, partner and supplier management, procurement, quality, compliance, service and more.
Autodesk ForceEffect App for iPad
Autodesk ForceEffect is a new mobile simulation app for iPad that allows engineers to quickly and easily simulate design options during the conceptual phase.
Revolutionary Leadless Pacemaker From Cambridge Consultants
Cambridge Consultants today unveiled how it has collaborated with start-up company EBR Systems to develop the world's first wireless pacing system.
Edward Linacre Wins James Dyson Award
Edward Linacre won this year's James Dyson Award, a high profile, international student design competition currently running in eighteen countries.
Flexi-ject: Cambridge Consultants Creates Easy-to-use Auto-injector
Cambridge Consultants created a novel auto-injector concept that has been ergonomically designed to be easy to hold and use.
More Collaboration Between Engineers and Industrial Designers Needed
The chairman of British Design Innovation (BDI) has made a public appeal for increased collaboration between engineers and Industrial Designers for the greater good of the UK economy.
Perkins Creates Colossal 400-Foot, 192-Wheel Truck Using Autodesk Software
Perkins Specialized Transportation Contracting (Perkins), a leader in highway transportation services for long, heavy, and oversized objects, recently used Autodesk Simulation software for the custom design of a 400-foot-long truck specifically designed to transport nuclear generators.
Autodesk Moldflow Insight WS
Autodesk Moldflow Insight WS plastic injection molding simulation software is now available in North America and Japan, which provides access to the robust computing power of Autodesk Cloud.
IDC Invests in Sustainable Education: LCA Calculator for Academic Institutions
Industrial Design Consultancy (IDC), has just released an Academic version of the LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) Calculator.
Destination ImagiNation's Explore the Uncharted
Explore the Uncharted is a modular exhibit designed to challenge the creative problem solving skills of student participants.
Autodesk Simulation CFD
Autodesk Simulation CFD is the latest offering in the Autodesk simulation software portfolio, which builds on computational fluid dynamics capabilities that Autodesk gained in the Blue Ridge Numerics acquisition.
Swinburne Set to House New Design Factory
Swinburne University of Technology is set to house the first "Living Lab" dedicated to design based at an Australian university.
Materialica Design + Technology Award 2011
The 9th Materialica Design + Technology Award is open for entries.
SolidWorks Education Edition 2011-2012
DS SolidWorks unveiled its newest software for the education sector, SolidWorks Education Edition 2011-2012.
Autodesk TinkerBox App Comes to iPhone and iPod touch
Autodesk TinkerBox App, a free game designed to playfully spark interest in physics and mechanical engineering, is now available on the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch.
Autodesk Sim Squad
CIMdata forecasted that the simulation and analysis software market as a whole will exceed $3.1 billion in 2014, with a 7.8 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR).
James Dyson Award 2011
The 2011 international James Dyson Award is now open for entries - challenging young engineers and designers to develop problem solving inventions.
Weatherhaven Deploys Portable Shelters with Help from Autodesk Inventor Software
Autodesk has named Weatherhaven as the Autodesk Inventor of the Month for March 2011.
Autodesk TinkerBox: Making Engineering Fun for Teens
Autodesk's new (and free!) education app for the iPad, Autodesk TinkerBox, is designed to spark student interest in engineering.
Autodesk Sustainability Workshop: The Principles of Sustainable Design Using Digital Prototyping
Autodesk announced the availability of new educational content focused on design for product life through the Autodesk Sustainability Workshop.
Punkt DP 01: Going Back to Basics with Modern Phone Design for the Home
Cambridge Consultants has helped Punkt, a Swiss consumer electronics startup to bring their elegant DP 01 phone to market.
Minder: Mobile Health Device Links Patients and Healthcare Professionals Anytime, Anywhere
Cambridge Consultants announced a new product concept based on its low-cost Continua-compliant Vena platform.
Continuum Advanced Systems: Innovation at the Intersection of Technology, Systems and Human-Centered Design
Continuum launched of a new division within its organization, known as Continuum Advanced Systems.
Stuart Karten Design Announces Strategic Alliance with Syncroness
Stuart Karten Design (SKD) announced a strategic alliance with engineering firm Syncroness.
Stanford Students Design Recyclable Laptop with Autodesk Inventor Software
Autodesk named a class of Stanford University graduate students as Autodesk Inventor of the Month for October for developing a prototype of the recyclable Bloom laptop.
Autodesk Sustainability Workshop: Autodesk Introduces Free Sustainability Resources
Autodesk has unveiled Autodesk Sustainability Workshop, an online portal of educational content providing mechanical engineering students and teachers with the resources they need to practice sustainable design.
Recon-Zeal Transcend Goggles: GPS Goggles with Head-Mounted Display Available Now
Recon Instruments released Recon-Zeal Transcend Goggles with real-time GPS data viewable using a head-mounted display system.
Structure + Architecture Symposium
The American Institute of Architects Portland announced the first Structure + Architecture Symposium, exploring the innovation that springs from the architect and structural engineer relationship.