Microchip Get Launched

A global electronics design competition to fund, manufacture, and ship amazing products

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Does your project showcase Microchip components?

If so, you could be eligible to enter the Microchip Get Launched electronics design program! We make great electronic components and we’re looking for equally great examples of how they’re enabling new, innovative products in the real world.

Prizes

While designing, funding, manufacturing, and shipping a new product to happy customers is a reward unto itself, it can’t hurt to have some extra incentives along the way. Microchip is partnering with Mouser Electronics and Crowd Supply to offer participants a wide array of support. Special prizes for select entries will be announced.

Support package for all entries

Schedule

Entries can complete their 30-day Crowd Supply campaign anytime in 2020.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enter this design competition, your project must:

  • Uniquely showcase one or (preferably!) more Microchip components
  • Pass the rigorous vetting process applied to all Crowd Supply projects

Projects are free to showcase any components in the Microchip family. Eligibility is determined on a case-by-case basis and solely at the discretion of Microchip and Crowd Supply.

How to Enter

The first step is to fill out the Crowd Supply project submission form and mention that you’re interested in the Microchip Get Launched 2020 design competition.

Participating Campaigns

PolarFire SoC Icicle Kit

CANtact Pro

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CircuitBrains Deluxe

About Microchip and Get Launched

Get Launched is a start-up and incubator support program which helps companies achieve rapid time-to-production/market by utilizing Microchip’s technical expertise to advise throughout the design process. For more information, visit the Microchip Get Launched portal.

Microchip Get Launched 2019 Participants

The Microchip Get Launched 2019 program was open to projects using any components in the Microchip family, but encouraged entries that incorporate the Curiosity PIC32MZEF dev board or showcase components from our Internet of Things and Wireless Connectivity product lines.

These campaigns all participated in the program, and many of them are now available to purchase as stock on Crowd Supply:

Project Updates


Jun 19, 2020

June 2020 Featured Participants

Microchip Get Launched projects have been busy! Read to learn about a tiny ATmega644/1284-based board for Arduino, a USB-CAN interface device, and a multi-purpose stereoscopic camera case. Read the full update.


Apr 07, 2020

Announcing Get Launched 2020

We're happy to announce that the Microchip Get Launched program will continue accepting participants through 2020. Here's a review of 2019 and a look forward to our 2020 projects - starting with a tiny (1 inch²) ARM Cortex-M4 module. Read the full update.


Sep 26, 2019

Join us October 3rd in San Jose for our IoT Roadshow!

Going to be in the San Jose area next week? We're taking 'Get Launched' on the road! Crowd Supply co-founder Josh Lifton will be giving a talk, along with other Microchip experts and design partners . Registration required. Read the full update.


Aug 30, 2019

Teardown Recap and Project News

Microchip was a proud sponsor of Teardown 2019. This update is a recap of some of the Get Launched projects that were at Teardown, plus new projects that have joined the Get Launched global electronics design competition. Read the full update.


May 30, 2019

More Featured Participants

A look at some current participants in the Microchip Get Launched 2019 competition! Featuring Robo HAT MM1, Split Single-phase Energy Meter, and Programmable-Air. Read the full update.


Apr 25, 2019

Featured Participants

A look at the current participants in the Microchip Get Launched 2019 competition! Featuring Nixie Tap, StereoPi, and Tinusaur. Read the full update.

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