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ConnectToTech & NYIT Engineering and Technology Showcase

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ConnectToTech's annual Engineering and Technology Showcase Competition will once again be held in partnership with NYIT at the Old Westbury campus on April 4, 2017.  Student teams from across Long Island are invited to particpate in this event to present their projects focusing on engineering and technology.  Teams must have at least one female student and be sponsored by a teacher.  Winners will receive cash awards and recognition for themselves and their schools.

Regisration closes March 15 - sign up now!

New Sponsor for Science Talent Search Named

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Regeneron was recently announced as the new sponsor for the Science Talent Search competition, having made a $100 million commitment over the course of 10 years.  The Tarrytown, NY based biopharmaceutical company is only the third sponsor in the competition's 75 year history.  Leaders of Regeneron are also STS alum, bringing the program 'full-circle' as they wanted to give back and offer students today the opportunities they felt fortunate to have had when they were in school.  

The 2017 Application process begins in June 2016 with a new application format in an effort to streamline the process.  The actual questions and requirements will remain the same as in 2016.


2015 ExploraVision Science Competition

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Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 ExploraVision Science Competition for students in grades K-12.  Students form teams of 2-4 members and, competing based on their grade level, create a technology that they think will exist in 20 years.  Simulating real scientific research, the students then create a website that demonstrates their concept.

Four teams will be awarded First prize of a $10,000 United States savings bond.  Additional prizes will be awarded for Second prize, National Finalists, Regional Winners and Honorable Mentions.  Prizes will also be awarded to Coaches and Mentors as well as the Regional Winners' Schools.  The deadline to enter is Jan. 30, 2015.  Visit the ExploraVision website for more details and to register.

3D Space Container Challenge

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Future Engineers is challenging students in grades K-12 to design a container that can be used in space.  Entries must be submitted by August 2 and winners will be announced October 7.  For details and to enter, visit their website.

Microsoft 2015 Innovation Competition


A global competition that looks for the best new innovative software.  Using Microsoft tools and technology, teams will compete to win $50,000 at the World Finals which will take place in Seattle, Washington in July 2015.

Teams of up to four students, ages 16 and up, compete based on the following schedule:

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Visit the Imagine Cup's Competition website for Rules and Registration.


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