Windy Gadget Wins James Dyson Award 2018

Dyson has given the James Dyson Award for 2018 to a pair of students from Lancaster University for their O-Wind Turbine, which harnesses inner-city wind to create electricity. Read More >>

Forgotten Einstein Discovery Fires ISOBAR to 2016 UK James Dyson Award

A student at Loughborough University has been crowned the winner of the 2016 UK James Dyson Award. The invention: a portable device designed to keep vaccines at an optimum temperature so they remain as effective as possible. Read More >>

10 Inventions From the James Dyson Award 2014 to Watch Out For

It’s not all about bagless vacuum cleaners, bladeless fans and blow-the-skin-off-your-fingers hand dryers at Dyson. Each year, the iconic brand holds the James Dyson Award, an international student design and innovation competition which aims to find the most promising young inventors and potentially bring their concepts to life. Read More >>

Global Dyson Award Shortlist Includes Fruit Warmers, Robot Arms and 3D Printed Casts

The international 2013 Dyson Award shortlist has been revealed, with 19 new entrants from around the world joining the UK's wave energy thing in battling for the top innovation reward cash pot. Read More >>

UK Dyson Award Winner Triumphs With “Multi-Axis Wave Energy Converter”

This year's Dyson Award winner from the UK category is Sam Etherington from Brunel University, who took it upon himself to casually invent a better method of generating electricity from the relentless action of the sea's waves. Read More >>

Got an Idea for a Thing? 2013 James Dyson Award Now Open

The awesome global idea net that is the Dyson Awards has re-opened for 2013, with the inventor-backed scheme upping its top prize to £30,000 and asking for submissions that could change lives of people around the world. Read More >>

British Fishy Escape Hole Wins £10k Dyson Award

The very clever SafetyNet idea, which lets little fishies escape from the menace of modern trawler nets, has won the global Dyson Award. Its inventor, who scooped the UK prize earlier this year, wins a further £10k to put toward prototypes and testing of his illuminated fish exit. Read More >>

Human-Powered Washing Machine Makes Dyson Awards Global Shortlist

The fantastic UK-designed baby fish-saving SafetyNet is one of the many entrants in this year's James Dyson Award, with the judges of the global innovation hunt now deliberating on their favourite 50 new inventions. This bonkers sit-on washing machine is but one of the awesome new ideas on show. Read More >>

Help Save the Fish With the UK James Dyson Award Winner

The James Dyson Award is a brilliant step forward for innovation and design, and we at Giz UK could not be more proud of the sheer quality brought forward in the UK entries. SafetyNet, the winner of the UK leg, was designed by Dan Watson, a recent graduate from the Royal College of Art, and is a fantastic design that also factors in the environment and sustainability of trawler fishing. Read More >>

This Laser Knife Can Slice Your Food Into Any Shape

So, you just bought a new knife set and you think its pretty sharp. Well, it could potentially be made redundant by this pretty awesome concept for a laser knife, that cuts up food into any shape using electromagnets. Any shape. Did I mention lasers? Yeah, lasers. Read More >>

Young Designers of the World, the James Dyson Award Is On Once Again

In addition to making vacuum cleaners that suck, and hand-driers that blow, Dyson also grooms young designers by supporting them with the annual James Dyson Award, which asks students around the world to invent a product that solves a problem. They've just put the call out for this year's awards, which will net the winner £20,000. Read More >>

How the James Dyson Award Winner Created the Airdrop

Our brothers down under at Giz Australia interviewed Edward Linacre, the winner of the annual James Dyson Award, about his Airdrop irrigation creation. If you ever wondered about the difficulties of inventing something, give it a read -- from the long hours, to stress about patents, to being inspired by Star Wars, Linacre spells it all out. [Giz Australia] Read More >>