Here they are! Let’s celebrate our 2023 ideas4ears grand prize winners!

Bulat Aliaskarov, 11 years, Germany

Chiara Schmidt, 7 years, Austria

Daniel Alberto San Martín García, 9 years, Spain

Genevieve Myers, 9 years, United States

Kevin Sigismondi, 10 years, Italy

León Sandoval Estrada, 9 years, Mexico

Lía Dominga Escobedo Arros, 8 years, Chile

Ridaan Kharbanda, 8 years, India

Zoé Slinn, 6 years, Switzerland


These grand prize winners will be awarded a trip to Innsbruck, MED-EL’s international headquarters.

Overall, 215 children from over 20 different countries participated and sent in their ideas. From these entries the best and brightest children with the top 9 worldwide submissions were chosen to win. We would like to say thanks to everyone for participating, it has been fantastic to receive your creative and imaginative invention ideas. For those who sent in an entry but were not one of the lucky winners chosen, we thank you for your efforts and we will be sending out participation certificates to you soon. Again, congratulations to all the young inventors, and especially to our winners! We can’t wait to welcome you in June.