The James Dyson Award
Wanted: Problem solvers
The James Dyson Award inspires, encourages and celebrates budding inventors' new, problem-solving ideas - and provides a platform to launch them. It runs annually, and is open to current and recently graduated design or engineering university students.
International winner 2021
A non-invasive glaucoma testing and treatment device. Invented by Kelu Yu, Si Li and David Lee from the University of Singapore.
Sustainability winner 2021
A low-cost handheld device used to identify plastics for recycling. Invented by Jerry De Vos from TU Delft in the Netherlands.
Since 2005, the James Dyson Award has supported young inventors - many of which have gone on to commercialise their inventions in fields such as healthcare and sustainability.
A bike light that illuminates the riders' moving legs to promote safety.
Voice-restoring wearable device for throat cancer patients.
Electricity-generating panels made from up-cycled crop waste.
Cloud of sea
A product that helps humankind to clean the micro-plastics present in the sea.