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We’ve got a great line-up of events and programs leading up to this year’s U.S. Nationals Awards Ceremony on June 24. Click here to find out more about the Road to U.S. Nationals.

Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals powered by The Henry Ford:

Celebrate the next generation of thinkers and doers, movers and makers during the 6th annual Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals, powered by The Henry Ford, where the most innovative and inventive minds in the country take center stage. Held virtually, this year’s competition is anticipating more than 400 participants showcasing their inventions that solve problems they see in their every day lives and issues facing our world. An online awards ceremony hosted on the Invention Convention Worldwide and The Henry Ford’s social channels on June 24, 2021.

Our sincere thanks to the dozens of affiliates, our many sponsors , thousands of educators, hundreds of judges, and of course the parents and family who make possible this program.

Learn more about the 2021 Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals.


Invention Convention Worldwide Globals

The Henry Ford is proud to announce the first Invention Convention Worldwide Globals competition. The event will feature up to 120 inventions from grades K-12 with selected finalists from participating Nationals programs in the United States, Mexico, Singapore and China. Judging will take place July 27-29, with an online awards ceremony slated for August.  Check back for more details as they develop.  Learn more.

About Invention Convention Worldwide

Invention Convention Worldwide is a global K-12 invention education curricular program mapped to national and state educational standards that teaches students problem-identification, problem-solving, entrepreneurship and creativity skills and builds confidence in invention, innovation and entrepreneurship for life.

Introduce your students to a world in which they will solve their own problems and gain the confidence and 21st-century skills to invent their own future. The STEM + Invention + Entrepreneurship (STEMIE) experiential learning program offers:

  • Hands-on, real-world, project-based learning activities
  • Free curriculum
  • Professional development workshops
  • Exciting events at school, state and national levels
  • Easy to implement and flexible for use in any classroom, after school program, camp, library, museum, maker space and more
  • Adaptable to meet diverse student needs and a broad range of disciplines and accessible to virtually any young learner

More than 120,000 K-12 inventors from across the globe participate in Invention Convention Worldwide programs each year.

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