Question: what happens when you bring together two teams of artists, engineers, students, and a pile of technology? Answer: an invention that will inspire change. That’s the idea behind Qualcomm’s #WhyWait Invent-Off.

In this webseries, Qualcomm and host Jason Silva challenge two crack teams of inventors to stop waiting and start innovating, using shelves full of technology and Qualcomm products to build their new creations. They have five days to create something that positively impacts the future. The winning team gets $5,000, a feature in Gizmodo, and participation in the Qualcomm CES booth this January. So far, the competition is young, but promises a fascinating look at creativity, technology, and how the cyber-sausage gets made. Why are you still waiting, when you could be watching?

It’s summer, all the good TV shows are over, and it’s time to get yourself a new obsession. The #WhyWait Invent-Off is your answer. This isn’t your grandma’s competition. (Unless you have the type of grandma who’s really into microprocessors.)

This post is a sponsored collaboration between Qualcomm and Studio@Gawker.