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Join us in congratulating all the young inventors from around the world who created inventions that make the world a better place! From the hundreds of exceptional entries, a panel of ePals and Smithsonian judges present the 8 winners.

  Thank you for selecting your favorite from among the winners!

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Individual Winners

Winner: Ages 5-7
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The Blanket Friend

Lillian C., Age 6
Pennsylvania, United States

64105 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10
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Frost Stopper, Youth or Adult Frostbite Warning System

Allie W., Age 10
South Dakota, United States

23050 Votes
Winner: Ages 11-13
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Medicine Level Indicator

Amin J., Age 11
Sindh, Pakistan

111307 Votes
Winner: Ages 14+
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Magic Sand-A Novel Graphene Oxide Based Water Filtration System

Ankush D., Age 14
Indiana, United States

3687 Votes

Team Winners

Winner: Ages 5-7

Plant Saver

Layla K, Sebastian B, Edie M, Alejandro V
California, United States

88896 Votes
Winner: Ages 8-10

The Massage Rope

Mia S, Dominic R, Cole F, Alice T, Sophia K
New Jersey, United States

1058503 Votes
Winner: Ages 11-13


Sophie S, Lauren D
Virginia, United States

55798 Votes
Winner: Ages 14+


Pedro V, Gregorio B, Sofía S, Valentina E
Antioquia, Colombia

594540 Votes