NSF Needs Your Help with The Idea Machine!

The National Science Foundation (NSF) received more than 800 idea submissions for the NSF 2026 Idea Machine competition. Entries were judged and 33 are still in the running for the grand prize. Now, we need YOU to help NSF determine which entries will advance to the next stage by watching entrants’ video pitches and commenting on the importance and potential impact of their Big Ideas, as well as providing suggestions on how their ideas can be improved.

Watch the video pitches and review entries from 05/31/2019 – 06/26/2019 at nsf2026imgallery.skild.com.

Find out more about the NSF 2026 Idea Machine and check back for announcements about winners: www.nsf.gov/ideamachine.

Find out more about NSF’s 10 Big Ideas: www.nsf.gov/news/big_ideas.