Google Announces winner in 2016 Global Science Fair

The Google Science Fair is a global online science and technology competition open to individuals and teams from ages 13 to 18. This year’s winner is Kiara Nirghin from Johannesburg, South Africa! She is 16 and  her idea focused on combating drought with a low-cost, biodegradable super absorbent polymer made out of orange peels! Congatulations Kiara!

Information about the Google Science Fair can be found by clicking here.



Are you hungry after dinner?

Did you know there is cutlery that is edible?  It even come in flavors.  No waste in landfill with this digestible product.  Check out their website at and be amazed.

Sounds like it might qualify for a Pauchon Award.  What about your project or product?  Applications are being taken now for the fall cash award.

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Do you have a project you want to get on the market or just network with liked minded people?  I found a great web page on a company called Kickstart.  They are based in Greenport, Brooklyn NY.

From musicians to engineers and many other fields with startup projects their mission is to help bring creative projects to life.

Check them out at

Also remember deadline for awards from the Pauchon Foundation are due October 1, 2016.  Contact me directly for an application.


Do you know about the Freedom Chair?

The full name is the Leveraged Freedom Chair.  This wheelchair allows mobility on all types of terrain.  Developed especially for third world countries.  For more information Google Amos Winter @ MIT.

Will he win our next cash award or will it be YOU?  Contact me for more information on the fall award cycle.  Deadline to apply is October 1, 2106.


Can you hear me now?

Has anyone checked out the new In-Ear Device by Waverly Labs?  This ear bud translates languages for you in real time.

Do you know of any cool inventions such as this?  Pauchon Foundation is looking to give cash awards away.  Apply at or email me directly at

Deadline to apply is October 1, 2016.



Our last awardees can be very proud of the work they have accomplished for the betterment of mankind.

The Hallow Flashlight – no batteries needed. Fueled by the heat of one’s hand.  Amazing young inventor from Canada won our award.


The Wave Extinguisher – Fires can now be extinguished by sound waves.  Two recent college graduates worked on this as a class project and now have formed a company that is going worldwide.

Do you know someone who has contributed in the field of science, medicine or technology?  Visit or send that person to our website at

We are accepting applications for the fall award cycle.


Fall 2016 Award Cycle Now Open

Do you have a project in the field of science, business or medicine?  We do not fund research however we do award small cash prizes for demonstrated achievement on projects that have contributed to the betterment of mankind.

Next due date for consideration is October 1, 2016.  Applications are available on our website at: or contact me directly at

Meet the Executive Director

Executive Director
Executive Director

My name is Marilyn Librers and I’m very proud to represent the Pauchon Research Foundation.  I have worked in the non-profit world all my  life and especially like the giving side of my career.  Do you have a project that has made a difference for the betterment of mankind?  Perhaps we have a cash award for you.  Contact me at