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(21) "The Tommy" - 2016 Edison Innovation Award (March 2016)
In an event at Intel Corporation in Santa Clara on March 18, 2016. The Edison Innovation Foundation Board members were present to give "The Tommy" 2016 Edison Innovation Award to selected three individuals based on their innovation using Intel Edison Development kit.  Braigo Labs Founder - Shubham Banerjee received "The Tommy" - 2016 Edison Innovation Award for inventing "Braigo" from President and Chairman John Keegan. 


(20) Smithsonian & USPTO - Innovation Festival selected Presenter
Thirteen companies, universities, government agencies, and independent inventors, was selected by a juried panel, to participate at the "Innovation Festival" at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History as a signature event in collaboration between the Smithsonian and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The festival explored how today’s inventors are creating the world of the future. Festival participants were selected by experts in patented technology from the Intellectual Property Owners Organization, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the National Academy of Inventors, and the independent inventor community. Sept 2015


(18) INNOVATION AND INSPIRATION AWARD -American Council of the Blind (ACB) and The Randolph Sheppard Vendors of America (RSVA)
Presented Jointly by ACB and RSVA at the ACB 2015 conference on July 6th, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. "For his exceptional intellect, creativity and determination to develop affordable braille technology for people who are blind all around the world"
July 2015


(13) VECKANS AFFARER - 20 UNDER 20
Sweden Business Week - 20 under 20 - stjärnskotten som bygger framtiden
March 2015


(12) SILICON VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL - 40 UNDER 40
"Shubham Banerjee may be the youngest person to ever get venture funding, which made him the hit of Intel Capital's recent Global Summit in Huntington Beach. It also helped secure Banerjee a place on the 2014 Silicon Valley Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list."
January 2015


(9) TRUSTED REVIEWS (UK) - TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AWARD 2014
Voted by Trusted Reviews readers - "In one of the most exciting categories where votes are cast on the new and genuinely genius products, which have the potential to make a real impact on the world, a low-cost braille printer by Braigo is hailed Technology Innovation of the Year." - Time Inc. (UK)
November 2014


(4) MAKER FAIRE EDITORS CHOICE RIBBON
Shubham Banerjee received Maker Faire Editor's Choice Ribbon at the Bay Area Maker Faire 2014. This was his first time participating in Maker Faire. He applied to Maker Faire at the time of his science fair project in February 2014. The staff of MAKE and Maker Faire award Maker Faire Editor's Choice Ribbons to the Makers that have demonstrated great creativity, ingenuity and innovation for their Maker Faire project. These ribbons are handed out at each event and signify the highlights of Maker Faire. This year in the Bay Area Maker Faire 2014 there were more than 900 projects exhibited.
May 2014

(3) OPEN SILICON VALLEY - YOUTH INNOVATION AWARD
Shubham Banerjee, was invited as a Young Inventor for the Youth Track to talk about Braigo and participated in a discussion with others in the audience about Innovation. He was recognized with 2014 Youth Innovation Award at Open Forum 2014. OPEN Silicon Valley is the largest chapter of OPEN – North America, and has been established in the valley since 2001. OPEN Forum is a day-long annual premier business conference in Silicon Valley and one of the largest conferences for entrepreneurs with panels, workshops and discussions on a wide variety of topics important to entrepreneurs and professionals in the valley and elsewhere. Open Forum 2014 was help on May 10, 2014 at Santa Clara Marriott. OPEN Audience includes entrepreneurs and professionals and events are continuously held all over the bay area reaching out to diverse communities in and around the valley. These audiences range from school attending youth to recent graduates to seasoned CEOs & Leaders on the cutting edge of technology.
May 2014


(2) LEGO BUILD 4 GOOD CHALLENGE
The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 "Build 4 Good" challenge took place in Seattle on 4/10/2014 and tasked teams from Amazon, Egencia, Expedia, HTC, Nordstrom, Xbox and zulily to build robots that creatively solve everyday problems. Twelve-year-old Shubham Banerjee's braille printer inspired the competition and Nordstrom's medicine-dispensing robot took top honors.
April 2014

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(24) #2 10 Inspiring Kids Who Are Making The World A Better Place, Buzzfeed (August 2016)
This visionary, who turned his love of toys into a tool for those who can’t see.

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(22) David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series "The Entrepreneurial Generation" by Shubham Banerjee (March 2016)
College of Communication, Information & Media - Ball State University
The David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series hosts some of today’s most influential figures in business, media and academics, focusing on the latest trends in communication and emerging media.  


(15) US NEWS - NEXT GENERATION OF STEM LEADERS
To inspire young people to engage in science, technology, engineering and math, U.S. News & World Report, publisher of the Best High Schools for STEM and host of the national STEM Solutions conference, today unveiled the Next Generation of STEM on www.usnews.com. The new report highlights 16 students, ages 13-21, from across the United States who are changing the world through their work in STEM fields. "America’s economic future is dependent on young people developing critical science, technology, engineering and math skills," said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News. "These students serve as powerful examples of what’s possible when we engage younger generations in STEM." May 2015


(16) INDIA ABROAD PERSON OF THE YEAR - SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT (RISING STARS)
The India Abroad Person of the Year Awards, held at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City on Friday June 12, honored 14 achievers in seven categories. Pulitzer-winning poet Vijay Seshadri, founders of the Rubin Museum of Art Shelley and Donald Rubin, India Abroad Person of the Year 2014 US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, founder of Empower Orphans Neha Gupta, Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, global emergency health coordinator for the International Medical Corps Dr Pranav Shetty, Vivek Ranadivé , the well-known software businessman who became the first Indian American to own an NBA team when he bought the Sacramento Kings. Scripps Spelling Bee winners 2014 Ansun Sujoe and Sriram Hathwar, National Geographic Bee 2014 winner Akhil Rekulapelli, inventor of the Lego Braille printer Shubham Banerjee. June 2015


(10) UNICEF: STATE OF THE WORLD'S CHILDREN - "BRAIGO and my quest to make an advanced, affordable Braille printer" 
Author: Shubham Banerjee ; Publication date: November 2014 Publisher: UNICEF ISBN: 978-92-806-4780-8 Description: "Around the world, an innovation revolution for children is growing – often in the most unexpected places – and increasingly led by young people themselves. Fueled by creativity, connectivity, and collaboration, new ways of solving problems are emerging – in tech design studios and university laboratories, in development organizations and corporations, and in kitchens and community centres. To mark the 25th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, this edition of The State of the World’s Children highlights the work of remarkable young innovators who are already reimagining the future – and invites the world to join this rising movement to advance the rights of every child."
November 2014


US-MEDIA-READER'S DIGEST

(7) READERS DIGEST BEST OF AMERICA
In the Reader's Digest July 2014 publication - 25 Uplifting, Quirky Things That Could Only Happen in America. Shubham Banerjee was published for his invention of Braigo.
July 2014


(5) 2014 ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH HONOREE
NBC Bay Area and Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI) selected Shubham Banerjee as the 2014 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Honoree in the Silicon Valley Bay Area. At an honor lunch event held at NBC Bay Area Studios in San Jose, CA  - Shubham received the recognition and awards from NBC News anchors Raj Mathai, Janelle Wang, Vicky Nguyen.
May 2014

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(1) SYNOPSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CHAMPIONSHIPS
2014 Synopsis Outreach Foundation n+1 Prize for Physical Sciences - Next breakthrough in science or engineering
March 2014


Shubham's 5th Grade Science Fair Project @ Don Callejon School His motivation to think about understanding the Global warming comes from - The documentary "Inconvenient Truth" Natural progression towards being inquisitiveness from what he sees from Life - He received a 3rd Place (confidence Booster) for more challenges ahead in Middle and High School.

Shubham's 5th Grade Science Fair Project @ Don Callejon School

His motivation to think about understanding the Global warming comes from - The documentary "Inconvenient Truth" Natural progression towards being inquisitiveness from what he sees from Life - He received a 3rd Place (confidence Booster) for more challenges ahead in Middle and High School.

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(23) Nifty Fifty Speakers under the age of 30 , X-STEM 2016 (April 2016)
The USA Science & Engineering Festival is a national grassroots effort to advance STEM education and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.  Exhibitors, performers, speakers, partners, sponsors and advisors are a who-is-who of science and engineering in the United States: from major academic centers and leading research institutes and government agencies to cutting-edge high tech companies, museums and community organizations. More than 350K+ attendees celebrate science at the Expo


(14) POPULAR SCIENCE - GREATEST INVENTIONS OF THE YEAR
from Popular Science "Every year, the Popular Science Invention Awards celebrates 10 scrappy inventions designed to solve real problems. To find the winners of the ninth annual awards, we reviewed dozens of reader submissions, combed through hundreds of news stories, and reached out to schools and hackerspaces across the country. The 10 finalists tackle a range of issues, from taking the needles out of vaccination to preventing the destruction of coral reefs--and, of course, bringing the flying car from science fiction into reality.."
May 2015



(17) RECOGNITION OF ACHIEVEMENT - Wells Fargo, Times of India, World Journal, SINA
"For being a shining example of the commitment to hard work and dedication to the excellence that embodies the strong work ethic and values of the Asian American Community"
June, 2015


(19) SEVATHON 2015 - YOUTH AWARD
"n recognition for your Outstanding Community Achievement" Sevathon Youth Award 2015. http://www.indiacc.org/sevathon
July 2015

Image credit India West (Sameer Yagnik)

Image credit India West (Sameer Yagnik)


(11) IEEE COMPUTER "This is what I made - Braigo - Build for Social Good"  
Author: Shubham Banerjee ; ISBN: 0018-9162 , 19 December 2014.
December 2014


(8) THE TECH AWARDS 2014 - HONORABLE MENTION
The Tech Awards honors individuals, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies who are using technology to significantly improve human conditions in the categories of environment, education, health and economic development. There is also a category for young innovators. The technology used can be either a new invention or an innovative use of an existing technology. A signature program of The Tech Museum of Innovation, The Tech Awards is an international awards program that each year honors 10 innovators from around the world who are applying technology to confront humanity’s most urgent challenges. 
September 2014


(6) WHITE HOUSE MAKER FAIRE - HONORED MAKER
On invitation from the White House, Shubham Banerjee , the creator of Braigo, was among the more than 100 students, entrepreneurs, engineers, and researchers from 25 states — all of whom love to "Make" stuff to attend the first ever White House Maker Faire and witnessed President Obama declared June 18th as a National Day of Making through a proclamation. #NationofMakers
June 2014


Shubham's 4th Grade Science Fair Project @ Don Callejon School

How playing video games is helping in hand and eye co-ordination 2nd Place.