The Henry Ford’s Invention Convention Americas Awards Ceremony Spotlights Young Inventors Taking on the World’s Greatest Challenges
Aug 26, 2023
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Student Inventors Compete at The Henry Ford during Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals
Jun 8, 2023
Independent Inventor Program 2023 Invention Convention Results
Apr 21, 2023
Ohio Invention League Student Damian Earley Awarded Patent for The Garbage Lot
Apr 11, 2023
Welcome Texas Invent!
Mar 27, 2023
Introducing our Newest ICW Affiliate: Utah!
Feb 2, 2023
A message to our collaborators in invention education regarding 2023 competitions
Jan 5, 2023
Introducing our 2022-23 Student Reporters!
Nov 22, 2022
Second Annual Invention Convention Globals presented by Pratt & Whitney Honors 174 Young Inventors from Across Two Hemispheres, Four Countries
Aug 29, 2022
The Henry Ford partners with ITC to expand energy education and inspire innovation
Jun 20, 2022
ICW U.S. Nationals
One-of-a-Kind Awards to Celebrate U.S. Nationals Awardees
May 25, 2022
ICW U.S. Nationals
Student Inventors from Across the Country Return to The Henry Ford for Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals June 1 – June 3, 2022
May 25, 2022
Inventors in the News
Invention Convention Young Inventors in the News
Santa Cruz fourth grader wins national invention competition with a backpack for forgetful students
Challenged to find a way to stop from losing his water bottles at school, 10-year-old Aarav Patel of Santa Cruz invented the CheckPak, loaded with tracking devices and enough lights and gizmos to keep the most forgetful student on their toes.
Hillsborough student inventors take home national awards
Two Hillsborough County elementary school students were honored in Michigan during the seventh annual Invention Convention. The fourth and fifth graders impressed judges with projects that could one day end up on store shelves and doctor’s offices.
Standout students honored at Invention Convention nationals
Augustus Brown and Allison McCormick were recognized for outstanding ingenuity at the seventh annual Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals.
Berks County 5th graders win 3rd place at national invention competition for ‘Bottle Buddy’
Two Berks County 5th graders are now national 3rd place winners of Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals. Leah Delmonico from Reading and Riley Fegely from Temple teamed up in science class at Oley Valley Elementary School.
Cambria Heights students earn national invention award
In a span of two weeks, two Cambria Heights Middle School students, Logan Ivory and Luke Holtz, created an invention that not only advanced through the regional Invention Convention but landed them an award at the national level as well.
Local students’ creations wow judges at Invention Convention
Avery Schneider felt sad after watching a friend who has autism struggle with his emotions, so he invented something to help. The third-grader in the Indiana Area School District came up with the "SEL Simmer Seat", a bench that helps children who struggle with social and emotional learning to calm down when they are outside.
Young inventor’s creations carry personal significance and solve problems
A conversation with Idaho’s most prolific teen inventor travels in many unexpected directions, because this 16-year-old possesses an intense desire to learn — and it shows in both her intelligence and creativity.
From inspired to inspiring: Damian Earley
Inspired by an invention education assembly at school in second grade, Damian Earley spent the next several years creating various contraptions and competing in invention competitions on the local, state, and national level.
As a Teen, She Invented a Lollipop to Stop Hiccupping. Now this Connecticut Native has Her Own Biotech Firm
M.J. Kievman entered the health care industry as a seventh grader. After suffering from hiccups for three months, the Manchester preteen invented Hiccupops, lollipops that aim to stop occasional hiccupping.
Norwalk Student’s Invention of The Huski Wins National Award
Wylie Graves saw his little brother Finn struggling to move in his skis. Tasked with coming up with an invention at school, he created “The Huski” to help young skiers like his brother get better traction while moving around on the snowy mountain.
Panama City Teen Wins National 'Top Innovator' Honor for Invention to Help Those Lost at Sea
After inventing a life-saving device, a Holy Nativity Episcopal School student is set to represent Bay County on a global stage this fall. Anna McCord, 13, won a top title at the National Innovator Challenge after taking first place in the Bay District Schools Invention Convention.
Idaho Falls Student Wins National Award for Invention
In this article written by Illeana Hunter at the Post Register, Jasmine shares her invention T-Sound and her experience creating the invention and presenting it at Invention Convention.
Ames Student-Inventor, Inspired by 'Iron Man' and Not Afraid to Fail, Wins National Recognition
Jason Ahn's favorite parts of Marvel's "Iron Man" movies are not the superhero fights in hi-tech armored suits, but the scenes showing the process of invention that he's gone through himself to win national recognition for an innovative classroom whiteboard design.
Arlington Teen Creates Soft-Robotics Glove to Help Those with Motor Disabilities
After watching his father live with mobility issues caused by Parkinson's disease for the majority of his childhood, 15-year-old Juan Rafael Lenger-Caballero decided to create an assistance glove with the hopes of offering those with dexterity limitations a small window to personal freedom.
11-Year-Old Ravenna Student Invents Anti-Theft Technology
In this interview, which includes a video and written article, Ava-Elizabeth Bell shares with Fox 8's Dave Nethers how octopi inspired her to invent OCT-D, a film that masks car windows, preventing car thefts.
On National Inventors Day, meet young inventors like Charlotte Hober, inventor of the Emotional Emojis game
Charlotte Hober invented the Emotional Emojis board game last year, as a third grader. The Emotional Emojis is a four-person game for all ages, especially children, designed to help express our emotions.
Hopkinton High students' invention shines a new light for police working the night shift
What started as a ninth grade class project for Nicolette Buonora and Lauren Strechay has led to an invention that could help police throughout the country — and earned them recognition on a global stage.
Belmont 7-year-old create prize-winning invention
Rebekah invented a solution she called the Mighty Suction Holders, which won second place for her age group in The Henry Ford’s Invention Convention Globals presented by Raytheon Technologies. She previously won first place in her grade category at Invention Convention US Nationals.
Teen inventor advances to global competition with help from Linda Hall Library
The “baby saver” invention won the market potential award - which was announced at the end of a virtual awards ceremony - at the national Invention Convention competition hosted by The Henry Ford
Ridgefield fifth-grader's invention qualifies for global competition
A Farmingville Elementary School student’s long-held love of sea turtles recently earned her a spot to compete on the global invention stage.
Bangor 8th grader wins award in national invention competition
An eighth grader from James F. Doughty School in Bangor was recognized for an invention she designed for a national competition.
Central Ohio students honored at National Invention Convention
Six central Ohio students honored during the Invention Convention U.S. Nationals.
Columbus Magnet School student to compete in Global Invention Convention
A fifth grade student at Columbus Magnet School is competing in the Global Invention Convention after winning big at nationals.
What’s Right With Schools: Connecticut Invention Convention allows students of all ages to hone STEM skills
The Connecticut Invention Convention started 38 years ago and in their nearly four decades they have set a leading example across the nation and even globally.
Arlington Heights Middle Schooler Honored For Invention
Lila Nanisetty gets Best Engineering award for a softball bat that changes color to indicate where it hit the ball.
Two Santa Cruz County student inventors honored
Two students from Santa Cruz County were honored recently for their ingenuity at the sixth annual Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals.
South Windsor Student Soars in Global Competition
A South Windsor sixth-grader beat out some stiff competition this year after she placed third in a global invention program that included students from China and Singapore.
Rising 2nd Grader From Belmont Recognized For New Invention Called Mighty Suction Holders
Rebekah Huang's invention won a prize at the Invention Convention U.S. Nationals; her little brother was the inspiration behind it.
Kansas City Teen Wins Award For 'Baby Saver' Invention
A local young inventor is poised for the global stage with her life-saving invention, for which she won this year's Kansas City Invention Convention.
Frisco teenager wins national inventor’s contest
14-year-old Lino Marrero is the kind of person who believes he will achieve big things. He’s a self-proclaimed “serial inventor” and his inventions have won awards.