XRobots is led by UK-based James Bruton whose interests are as varied as his talents. Bruton's early projects include a bipedal android robot powered by Raspberry Pi, and life size Star Wars props such as R2-D2, C3PO, and Jabba the Hutt. He has since gone on to build boats, full-sized Iron Man suits, visible lasers beams, and much more.
Megalodon Sports, co-founded by Korey Gross and Bobby Seigle, is a startup that designs, manufactures and distributes sporting goods and apparel. They began on their quest to provide unique yet practical products for athletes with one that protects their pearly whites - a mouthguard with a customizable lip protector.
Michigan Technological University
Dr. Joshua Pearce of Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) is an educator with a vision. He leads Michigan Tech's Open Sustainability Technology (MOST) Lab and is helping lead a paradigm shift towards open source lab equipment, while showcasing applied learning in the process.
Open Source Ecology
Open Source Ecology is an organization, and a global collaborative community, whose mission is to create an open source economy. They are pursuing this mission by developing a set of the 50 most important machines that it takes for modern life to exist, known as the Global Village Construction Set (GVCS).