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What are the best inventions of the year?


This question can hardly be answered. There are a lot of new and brilliant or amazing inventions worldwide. There are countless industries and scientific fields. In the following list you will find the innovations awarded by experts in their field filterable by country, year, technical field and keyword. You are welcome to add award winners of innovation competitions to the list. Under "details" you will also find a video presenting the invention. Are you an award winner? We are happy to add a link to your company website!


Post Invention Award

Anti fouling cover

Awardee : Rik Breur / finsulate

Award name : European Inventor Award

Year : 2019

Technical field :

  • Green Technology
  • Performing Operation, Transportation
  • Textiles, Paper

Location : Netherlands

Auto-regenerating tyre tread

Awardee : Agnès Poulbot and Jacques Barraud / Michelin

Award name : European Inventor Award

Year : 2018

Technical field :

  • Green Technology
  • Performing Operation, Transportation

Location : France

Smart Locker for medicine

Awardee : Neo Hutiri / pelebox

Award name : Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Year : 2019

Technical field :

  • Every day Commodities
  • Life Science, Medical
  • Other

Location : South Africa