February 6, 2018Anaheim Convention CenterAnaheim, CA

2018 Golden Mousetrap Awards Categories

Returning to Anaheim in 2018, the Golden Mousetrap Awards recognize innovation in the following categories:

Entries are scored based on four criteria:

  • Design and Engineering Innovations
  • Functional Innovations
  • Benefits to User
  • Market Differentiation/Competitive Landscape

Automation & Motion Control

  • Robotics
  • 3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping Materials, Tools & Services
  • Controllers
  • Drives
  • Industrial Network Technologies
  • Motors & Mechanical Motion Devices
  • Sensors, Vision Systems, Feedback Devices & Peripherals

Design Hardware & Software

  • Data & Security
  • Analysis & Calculation Software
  • CAD/PDM/PLM Software

Electronics & Test

  • IoT & Connectivity
  • Analog/Power Management/Control
  • Components, Hardware & Interconnects
  • Embedded Computing/Processing
  • Test & Measurement

Materials & Assembly

  • Adhesives
  • Fastening, Joining & Assembly Components
  • Engineering Plastics & Composites, Metals & Alloys

Gadget Freak of the Year

Lifetime Achievement

Register Now