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PTC Launches Its "Redefining Innovation" Design Contest Print E-mail
Written by Arjun   
Wednesday, 07 November 2007
NEEDHAM, Mass.: PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), the Product Development Company(R), today launched its "Redefining Innovation" design contest and has partnered with Manufacturing Business Technology to showcase the contest's winning designs. The contest will highlight ground breaking product designs that push the boundaries of innovation.
Users of PTC(R) Pro/ENGINEER(R) Wildfire(R) 2.0 and above have until January 15, 2008 to submit their ideas for the next breakthrough product. In its inaugural year, the contest highlights the entrants' abilities to break new ground and offer something that could make this world a better place to live, work and play. PTC has teamed up with Manufacturing Business Technology to provide the winner with an editorial opportunity to share their design vision and goals with a global audience. To submit an entry or find out more information about "Redefining Innovation", PTC's breakthrough design contest, visit www.ptc.com/go/redefininginnovation.

Contest entrants can select any category that best fits the design objective, including sustainable technologies, consumer products, socially responsible designs, medical, industrial equipment and electronics and high tech components. An expert panel of industry analysts, media professionals and a member from the PTC/USER board will judge the entrants based on its uniqueness of concept, approach to unmet customer needs, marketability of product, and ability to manufacture.

Qualified entries should include a text description describing the design goals and also include a 30-word abstract of the idea and a 30-word description of the problem solved. Additionally, the entry should have one or more visual illustrations of the idea.

"Product engineers and designers drive innovation and ultimately create the products that help shape the way we live our lives," said Rob Gremley, divisional vice president, Corporate Marketing, PTC. "The 'Redefining Innovation' contest has been created to recognize the relentless pursuit of excellence demonstrated by Pro/ENGINEER customers."

"Breakthrough innovations are critical to a healthy, growing global economy," said Sidney Hill, executive editor, Manufacturing Business Technology. "We are pleased to be working with PTC on this inaugural contest and look forward to seeing the results of this talented group of designers."

"This contest is a great opportunity for our 18,000 member PTC/USER community," said Dan Glenn, president and PTC/USER board member. "We expect entries from around the globe and look forward to helping these designers share their creative ideas with fellow PTC/USER members."
 
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