CES is loud, obnoxious and just as well big. It will shave a long time off your daily life. I love it. And if you are a components startup, you probably love it as well.

We’re searching for startups to contend in Components Battlefield, wherever 24 corporations will battle for a $50,000 check, a robotic trophy and the opportunity to rise earlier mentioned the noise as the champion of Components Battlefield. Use below.

Components Battlefield is component of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield series, but with a several modest distinctions. Of program, there is the requirement that collaborating corporations will have to have a components element to their product or service. That suggests every thing from IoT products to 3D printing, overall health wearables to drones are recognized. And, of program, robots.

This is the fourth 12 months we’ve held our startup opposition at CES. Past winners consist of CubeSensors, Voltera and 6SensorLabs for the Nima gluten detector.

Components Battlefield requires spot at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 5-eight, 2017. Battlefield contestants still have 6 minutes to pitch to our judging panel adopted by 6 minutes of reside Q/A. Judges consist of components traders like Rob Coneybeer, Highway1 and HAX, best designers like Yves Behar and product or service authorities like Susan Paley of GM. Martha Stewart and 50 Cent have also been recognised to stop by.

This 12 months TechCrunch is likely larger. This year’s booth is found correct at the Mezzanine of the Sands Expo outdoors of Eureka Park.

Previous year’s Components Battlefield batch was really a team. Nima, a discreet, moveable gluten tester and 2016’s winner, has lifted $17.2 million and joined us onstage at Disrupt SF. Calliope Waterworks went through Highway1 with their sensible h2o monitoring device. Other groups designed customized insoles with 3D scanning, very affordable and protected robotic arms, quick to carry drones and mouth guards that alert of attainable concussions.

Making use of and collaborating in the Components Battlefield is solely free of charge and we welcome entries from throughout the world. Startups will have to have a functional prototype to demo to the selection committee. TechCrunch will give choice to corporations debuting a product or service to the community and press by way of the opposition.

So, searching for a way to stand out from the noise at CES? Want to get suggestions from the most significant gizmos lovers on the planet? Use now to be a component of Components Battlefield!