The series launches with an introduction to Make48 and the real life challenges of taking a product from napkin design to store shelf. Teams are given the product challenge. With the whistle blow the 48 hour inventor competition begins. Product ideas and brainstorm start to flow. Teams meet with a patent attorney to do preliminary patent searches to ensure their idea is a new one. Mentors and Tool Techs give assistance and the teams explore solutions for some of life's everyday problems. The quest... [see more] to invent has begun.
MAKE48 is an exciting look at the entire invention process from idea to store shelf. In this unique series, teams compete to develop a new product idea, plan it, make a prototype and pitch it — all in just 48 hours.