As a Spirit of Innovation Awards participant, you are in exceptional company. Check out the successes of our past winners:
The winners of the 2008 Aerospace Category continue to present their product – a mechanical counter-pressure spacesuit using electro-muscular stimulation to help prevent muscle degeneration – at universities and professional conferences; most recently, presenting as part of a Spirit of Innovation Awards program at the 2011 TEDxSF.
2010-2011 Pete Conrad Scholars
Ouroboros, Upper Clair High School, Pittsburg, PA
Product: Perpetual Harvest Space Nutrition System that takes organic waste created during long-duration space flights and creates compost that is then used to grow fresh foods and also serves as an air filter for human habitation.
NSBRI Aerospace Award
Morpheus, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC
Product: Space Sleep Pod which would replace current sleeping fixtures aboard spacecrafts and provide noiselessness, comfort, lighting and privacy for a more effective and better sleeping experience for astronauts in space.
West Philly EVX Team, West Philadelphia High School Auto Academy,
West Philadelphia, PA
Product: Electric Very Light Car (EVLC) is being prepared for commercial market and will set the standard for efficiency with electric vehicles.
Constellation Renewable Energy Award
CIRPSICSR, Alexandria, VA
Product: ULTRApod is an underwater unit that uses turbines to harness hydrokinetic energy from a flowing river; electricity generated by the turbines is then used to power an ultraviolet chamber that disinfects and purifies the dirty river water.
Unisecurity, North Carolina School of Science & Mathematics, Durham, NC
Product: Med PAL smartphone application that works with a Bluetooth enabled heart rate monitor worn by the user to automatically contact a call center and/or personal emergency contacts based on GPS coordinates should irregularities occur.
People’s Choice Award Winners:
Scientifica White Hats, Northern High School in Durham, NC
Product: The Phone Guard is an all‐in‐one master security system for smartphones that uses face recognition, finger print size recognition, average finger tap recognition, GPS coordination alerts and more to make it the most demanded security product.
R Squared, Beverly Hills High School, Los Angeles, CA
Product: Dependable Ride is a mobile application that allows users to send a notification to all nearby friends alerting them of their need for a safe mode of transportation.