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About The Show

A seemingly impossible engineering challenge must be solved by contestants. Competitors have just 30 minutes to come up with a solution using their own intellect.

Episodes

Episode 1

The Next Great Innovator

Ten of the US' brightest minds compete produce amazing innovative designs. The contestants live and work together and forge alliances.

Episode 2

Seek and Destroy

The contestants must design a missile that can stop another missile. And, personalities clash in the workshop and Dan storms out over design differences.

Episode 3

Three Little Pigs

The contestants face a real-world challenge - to build a personal shelter for rescue workers. With just three days to design and build, the pressure is on.

Episode 4

Triathlabots

The teams must develop a robot that can compete in three Olympic events. But, as the builds get underway, one team is in complete disarray.

Episode 5

Waterfall

The competitors must harness hydro power to build an elevator. But tensions between Dan, Amy and Gui are at an all-time high and threaten team cohesion.

Episode 6

The Wild Card

The competitors must harness hydro power to build an elevator. But tensions between Dan, Amy and Gui are at an all-time high and threaten team cohesion.

Episode 7

Catching Cars

Four semi-finalists compete in a design that brings a speeding car to a safe stop. With both teams having success, the judges are forced to make a tough decision.

Episode 8

Bridge Battle

The final two contestants go head-to-head in a classic engineering challenge - building a better bridge. Will simplicity or complexity win the day?