Young Innovators to Watch at CES 2019

Capture an Idea When its Young, Nurture It and Watch it Grow

The Young Innovators to Watch Scholarship Program awards middle school, high school, and college students for original technology projects,inventions, or discoveries. A group of expert judges in tech and education makes the final determination based on a well-rounded set of criteria focused on viability, entrepreneurial vision, and social good. Winners are invited to attend CES 2019 as our guests, present their work and receive scholarships for their efforts. They also receive a curated tour of CES.

The Young Innovators to Watch scholars since its inception in 2014, the program has awarded nearly 50 scholarships to students who have gone on to win patents, start their own companies, gain entrance to the country’s best computer science and engineering degree programs, and forge new business partnerships. Many encourage other young entrepreneurs to follow suit.

The Young Innovators to Watch ScholarsThe 5 projects awarded this year represent innovations in quantum computing, machine learning, and blockchain. There we no shortage of close seconds with brilliant ideas that should be celebrated.

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HICCUP

2019 Winner
Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) is the 4th leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Treatment remains problemati...

Backen

2019 Winner
Backen is the first step towards disrupting education. As innovation accelerates rapidly, education has remained stagnan...

Hotspot

2019 Winner
With technological progress, today it is possible to order McDonalds while sitting in your room, yet we haven’t gotten t...

Lumen

2019 Winner
Alzheimer's disease is the most prominent form of dementia with 5.7 million patients in the US. Its symptoms include men...

Flex

Flex is an elegant wearable designed to sense muscle activity in your arm. Using intuitive tap, tilt, and flex gestures,...

Nakul Bajaj

Personally, my love for both political science and computer science made me realize that I wanted to create a product at...

Gastronaut

Gastronaut creates tastes without food by magnetically stimulating the tongue. Taste receptors fall in two main structur...

Catalyst

Catalyst is a platform in which individuals can turn their passionate and fiery political opinions into actual change. W...

Deadshot Productions

Basically we are a up and coming entertainment business but were starting off slow. We take video and pictures of our we...

O’side Kulture

The school-based business, O'side Kulture was born from the 21st Century Entrepreneurial Exploration (21CEE) Freshman co...

Vadati VR

Public speaking is a relatively new and important task presented to high schoolers. In fact, presentations and speaking ...

Blind Car

I've decided to come up with a car that could allow people who don't see to be able to have more freedom. The car should...

System2 AI

System2 AI is an ethical machine learning recommendation system, that helps users become who they want to be. It is a pr...

6 Wheel Drive RC Truck

There are not many six wheel drive Remote Control cars available in the market right now. 98% of them have four wheels. ...

WaypointAR

WaypointAR is a indoor navigation platform that uses augmented reality(AR) and computer vision. Navigation has been a pr...

EquiTrade

My project, EquiTrade, uses machine learning to predict stock prices on the S&P 500 using historical time-series dat...

Curif.ai

Skin cancer is deadly. On average, one American dies from skin cancer every hour. Yet, it doesn’t have to be this way, b...

Buzz Trap

The patent-pending and prototype-tested Buzz Trap UAV provides a mosquito trap that can autonomously fly into remote loc...

Home Water Filtration Kit

Our team was inspired by the poor victims of natural disasters, most commonly floods. We identified that it is difficult...

Meloread

Meloread is an app makes reading more engaging in a generation where reading is in competition with online entertainment...

Brain Controlled Car

I built a RC car that I can control with my brain waves, using EEG(electroencephalograms) electrodes taped to my scalp. ...

Invent to Innovate Competition

More than half of the energy the world produces is wasted. Even worse, the biggest contributor to this waste is in the p...

Taybro Yoga Mats

Taybro Yoga Mat is designed to be a cheap, clean mat to do yoga on. By using a mix of clear silicone sealant and mineral...

CASA

CASA is a homeless tracking platform that utilizes crowdsourcing to develop an outreach map of geoloactions of those in ...

SCOOTLE

Scootle is a device that helps extract leftover product out of any narrow opening pump or squeeze bottle such as lotion,...

StrobeConnect

I am currently in the process of designing an app to assist people with photosensitive epilepsy. The app prototype allow...

STEM Career Discovery

As a project for my Girl Scout Gold Award I created a program where 350+ middle schoolers have hands-on STEM experiences...

The Afro Queens

My website was created in order to develop the minds of young African American girl teenagers by involving technology. I...

Sleepover Bed Tent

My name is Sean Gilmore and I am from Houston, Texas. I came up with the idea for the "Sleepover Bed Tent" when i was ju...

M&H WoodWorks

M&H was created with the idea of using reclaimed wood from our local construction sites to create furniture. Our loc...

Animal free milk

Producing essential dairy proteins (casein and whey) through genetically modifying yeast so it can produce the same prot...

Parker Marker

Have you ever went to a shopping mall, parked your car, went in to shop and when you came out it was difficult to find y...

One Health Project

For the One Health project my classmates and I were challenged to solve a One Health problem by creating a prototype for...

Cloud Computed Machine Learning

Cloud Computed Machine Learning Based Real-Time Litter Detection using Micro-UAV Surveillance Read More...

NIGHTFALL Victorian Voltage Robot

Nightfall was the robot we had created for our robotics state championship competition. We made a one of a kind high mob...

DashStrap

DashStrap is a web application designed to help keep schools, teams, and any other organization work in one central loca...

Arms Reach

We combined our passion for computer science and our passion for social rights to develop an iOS app titled “Arms Reach”...

MyVoice

MyVoice is a mobile app that provides Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) to people with speech impeding disabi...

iRelief

Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), an eye syndrome that results in blurry vision and dry eye, is caused by continuous use o...