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Where your idea meets the world!

Whether it's big, small, weird, wonderful, a work-in-progress, or a world-beating idea, we'll give you the opportunity to show your project to our incredible community of makers.


What is Coolest Projects?

Coolest Projects is an online showcase where you can share your ideas through technology. Coolest Projects in-person events also take place in several countries.

The Coolest Projects online showcase is free to enter, open to young people up to the age of 18, and accepts projects in English from anywhere in the world.

Watch our video for a quick guide, then register your project.

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Coolest Projects Ireland

If you’re a young tech creator resident in Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland, then Coolest Projects is coming to your doorstep! Coolest Projects Ireland is an in-person event on 1 July 2023 where we celebrate incredible creators up to age 18 and the amazing things you’ve made with code. Find out more and get involved!

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How do I get started?

Register your project now for the Coolest Projects online showcase.

  1. Read the Help section.
  2. Choose an idea for your project.
  3. Work out the category it fits in.
  4. Make your project.
  5. Upload it to our showcase gallery for everyone to see!

Project registration for the Coolest Projects online showcase is open 6 February - 26 April 2023, so you can start creating now!

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Dates to remember

6 February 2023: Coolest Projects online showcase registration opens.

26 April 2023: Coolest Projects online showcase registration closes.

6 June 2023: Celebratory online livestream event and judges’ favourites announced.

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Watch the celebratory event for Coolest Projects 2022, led by TV presenter and NASA Datanaut Fig O’Reilly. Find out about the favourite projects picked by our special judges, and get inspired by other young tech creators to start your own project.

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“I love to see the different projects and the people from all over the world, who come to show the things that inside are very similar but in practice are very different and have many different uses.”

Raul, Madrid

“I think it's a really good way to see other people’s projects and I think it has really helped me get a view of how much there is involved in building technology.”

George, UK

“To any kids that are looking to enter a project in Coolest Projects, I would definitely encourage them to go in with an open mind.”

Kavi, USA

Wanted: Girls who code

Coolest Projects is an inclusive, encouraging environment where young makers can shine a light on their creations — big or small.

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Coding with Commitment

The Broadcom Coding with Commitment Special Award is inspiring young creators to use code to help their community.

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