Ideas that Innovate

At the heart of ASME’s mission is applying engineering knowledge to improve the quality of life. ASME programs help engineers navigate the development of innovative technologies that address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the series of 17 objectives that address humanity’s most pressing challenges.

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ASME ISHOWs (Innovation Showcases) are highly successful competitions that occur three times per year—once each in India, Kenya, and the U.S.— and help innovators scale their exciting prototypes into marketable products.


Engineering for Change (E4C)

Engineering for Change Digital Community, with more than one million active followers worldwide, is an open-access network and knowledge hub dedicated to sharing engineering advances in support of important global development issues. The E4C website also serves as the springboard and inspiration for new social innovation ideas and technology concepts.