U.S. Nationals 2023

The 2023 Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals will be held at The Henry Ford on June 7-9, 2023

Innovation Impact

About Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals

Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals is hosted annually at The Henry Ford and showcases student inventors from among thousands who compete at state and local invention competitions.

Qualifying student inventors travel to The Henry Ford for a multi-day experience which includes:

· Presenting their invention to a panel of educational and industry expert judges.

· Meeting and engaging with other student inventors, professional experts and special guests.

· Participating in educational experiences, culminating in the awards ceremony.

· Exploring the venues of The Henry Ford.

Each qualifying invention is eligible for over eighty grade level, category, industry and patent application awards, cash prizes and scholarships.

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Engage Students

About Invention Convention Worldwide

Invention Convention Worldwide teaches students problem-identification, problem-solving, entrepreneurship, and creativity skills and builds confidence in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

The K-12 invention education program convenes a community of educators, business leaders, parents, and students through competitions, events, and a flexible, project-based curriculum aligned to educational standards.

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Where's your Invention Convention?

Invention Convention programs happen at the school, local, regional and national levels in the United States and a growing number of countries worldwide.

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Inspire and Motivate Your Students

The Hands-On Program for Young Inventors

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.

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Curriculum Resources

A Framework for Invention Education

Our educator-tested curriculum follows a framework that uses the steps of the invention process. It enables students to understand invention as it takes place in the real world every day.

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