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Cantor Colburn is proud to sponsor the Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals

June 9, 2023
Cantor Colburn is proud to sponsor the Raytheon Technologies Invention Convention U.S. Nationals at the Henry Ford campus on June 7- 9, 2023. The eighth annual event takes place inside the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation where more than 300 students from across the country display their inventions alongside the greatest innovations in American history. The multi-day competition comes to a close on Friday, June 9 with an awards ceremony hosted by The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation correspondent Albert Lawrence, with astrobiologist and aquanaut Alyssa Carson as keynote. More than 80 awards, including cash prizes, trophies, medals and patent applications will be handed out. 

Invention Convention Worldwide is a K-12 invention education program aligned with national and state educational standards that teaches students problem-identification, problem-solving, entrepreneurship, and creativity skills. The program builds confidence in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship for life. More than 166,000 K-12 inventors from across the country participate in Invention Convention Worldwide programs each year, with the hopes of advancing to the U.S. national competition. 

Students compete at local and regional levels before advancing to the U.S. national competition. To participate, students must submit a video presentation of their invention, a prototype, an inventor’s logbook showing the journey of their invention process, and a poster board highlighting key points of the invention process. Select finalists from U.S. Nationals will be invited to compete virtually against Nationals programs finalists from Mexico in the Invention Convention Americas 2023 presented by Raytheon Technologies, with an awards ceremony taking place on August 25, 2023. 

The mission of Invention Convention Worldwide is to bring Invention Education to students everywhere. Organizations interested in bringing the year-long program to their region can get more information at