Latest Conrad Foundation Stories

2014-04-09 12:21:23

Creators of forward-thinking products and business plans named 2014 Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge winners HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four teams of high school students from North Carolina and Ohio received top honors at the Conrad Foundation 2014 Innovation Summit, presented by Lockheed Martin. The Summit is the final competition round for the 2013-2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Products and services, such as a new cybersecurity program that...

2014-02-21 12:20:11

Teams of innovative STEM entrepreneurs from around the world compete for $45,000 in prizes HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials with the Conrad Foundation today announced the names of 20 high school and middle school teams from the U.S., China, India, Israel and Sri Lanka to compete in the final round of the 2013-2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Selected from 133 innovative semifinalist teams from around the world, these young entrepreneurs will attend the 2014...

2014-02-04 12:20:40

Lockheed Martin renews partnership with Conrad Foundation to bring STEM entrepreneurship program to students worldwide HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Conrad, founder and chairman of the Conrad Foundation, announced today that Lockheed Martin committed to support the 2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge as the title sponsor. This marks the fourth consecutive year of participation in the annual innovation challenge by the global security and aerospace company....

2014-01-28 23:20:55

Teen entrepreneurs receive support to bring to market products and services to benefit mankind. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 As part of the Conrad Foundation’s ongoing commitment to developing the conscientious leaders of tomorrow, the international not-for-profit launched its latest initiative, Brain Trust. The program was established to provide motivated young innovators with the opportunity to further develop products and services created as part of the Foundation’s...

2013-11-22 23:26:33

More than 130 Innovative Teams Move One Step Closer to the Finals Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Jennifer Fotherby, Conrad Foundation executive director, announced today the semi-finalist teams for the 2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge. This year, 133 innovative teams are advancing to the next stage of the competition with the ultimate goal of pitching their products to a live and virtual audience at the 2014 Innovation Summit. Selected from a pool of 385 entries from around...

2013-05-22 23:16:32

Spirit of Innovation Challenge invites students worldwide to create innovative products to benefit humanity. Winning ideas receive more than $50K in prizes. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Beginning Aug. 22, teens are invited to “Get Your Genius On” in the Conrad Foundation´s Spirit of Innovation Challenge. The annual program is a multi-phase, business and technical plan competition, free and open to students ages 13 - 18 from around the world. The Spirit of Innovation...

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