Power Practical takes Inventor of the Year at DaVinci Inventor Showcase awards

By: Steve Monday October 22, 2012 0 comments Tags: Bee Nut Free, Cloud Dome, DaVinci Institute, Denver, Gate Glide, Grace Skis, iExpander, Megathread, Power Practical, PowerPot, Regis University, SafeAwake

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DENVER -- Utah-based Power Practical won top prize at the 8th Annual DaVinci Inventor Showcase for its PowerPot charger.

Power Practical was named "Inventor of the Year" for PowerPot, a 5W generator that uses cooking heat to power up to three USB devices at a time.

In the time it takes to boil water, PowerPot can power and charge a cell phone or any personal electronic device. PowerPot can also power speakers, lights, fans and other appliances.

A total of 86 inventions were entered in this year's contest, hosted by the DaVinci Institute. Also earning awards were:

  • Commercial Product of the Year - SafeAwake, a smoke alarm for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

  • Consumer Product of the Year - Cloud Dome, a revolutionary line of photography products

  • Software Product of the Year - Megathread, social media

  • Food and Drink Product of the Year - Bee Nut Free, a gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free snack

  • Education Innovation of the Year - Regis University for its Universal Entrepreneur Education System

Four inventions received Honorable Mentions: Gate Glide, iExpander, Grace Skis and Maggie's Magnificent Cakes.

Event sponsors included Kilpatrick Townsend, Perkins Cole, CGX Printing and Regis University.

For more information, visit www.davinciinstitute.com.



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