The Mission of Public Invention is to "Invent in the public, for the public."

Bilingual Introduction STEM Philanthropy

Experience the power of making a difference through Humanitarian Engineering,learn and discover what 

STEM Initiatives exist around the world, and add your voice to our community.

Nov. 17th (Thu.) 8:00 PM CDT to 9:30 PM CDT

RespiraCon II: Concept to Impact

Rethink the deployment of global respiration technology. Help others to save millions of lives!

Jan. 29th (Sat.) 10:00 AM CDT to 1:30 PM CDT and

Jan. 30th (Sun.) 10:00 AM CDT to 1:30 PM CDT , 2022


RespiCon: Respiratory Support Inventors' Conference Recap

May 28th, (Friday), at 8:00 PDT, 10:00 CDT, 11:00 EDT, 17:00 CEST (2021)

July 16, 2020 | Vent-Con QA

As a follow-up to our Vent-Con event in May, this free, virtual mini-conference discussed open source ventilators on the topic of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance. 

June 5, 2020 | We've been invited to present

We were proud to support Nation of Makers Con 2020!

May 21, 2020

On May 21st, Public Invention hosted Vent-Con 2020, a conference about Open Source Ventilators. This was co-hosted by Make Magazine, HelpfulEngineering, and the Ventilators Collaboration Network.

April 4, 2020 | Online board meeting (1 hour)

March 27, 2020 | UT Create-a-thon weekend


Three Public Inventors competed as a team in a "build weekend."

March 14, 2020 | LibrePlanet 2020 Conference

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We presented about Public Invention at LibrePlant 2020. 

Dec. 5, 2020 | Proposed In-Real-Life Board meeting and Conference

Proposed mini-con, demo day and board meeting