Welcome to ASB Bright Sparks 

Where could your invention take you in the future?

The ASB Bright Sparks competition is back for 2017

We’re looking for New Zealand’s best and brightest young inventors to wow our judges and get you started on the path to your exciting future in technology.

In the meantime we’ve got lots of teacher workshops coming to a city near you, the Inventor’s Forum for students, full of smart mentors ready to help you along the way, and of course, the big competition to find New Zealand’s best young inventors!

Oh, and did we mention the prizes? As well as the awesome like-minded kids you’ll meet, plus the inspiring teachers, mentors and judges; there’s also a prize pool valued at $10,000 up for grabs for the best of the best! Have a read of the competition FAQs to find out how it all works.

The students of today are the tech industry’s future stars. Whether you’re interested in engineering, have a brilliant electronics idea that could help the environment, or you dream of being a world-famous tech entrepreneur - your future career could start right here, right now.


The 2017 ASB Bright Sparks Awards
2017 ASB Bright Spark Awards

Registration of Interest

Register your interest with ASB Bright Sparks to get more information about the 2017 ASB Bright Sparks Awards Competition in preparation for developing your projects.  

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Find out how to protect your inventions and ideas

Ask questions about Intellectual Property in our forums and the friendly team from Baldwins will do their best to answer your questions.

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ASB Bright Sparks alumnus: Leli Baghaei Rad

Have you ever imagined working at Google, Yahoo! or Facebook?

Find out how ASB Bright Sparks alumnus Leli Baghaei Rad made this a reality.

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