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Thomas Edison Pitch Contest

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The Charles Edison Fund collaborates with its sister Foundation, Edison Innovation Foundation, to run programs to promote the Edison Legacy.

 

The Thomas Edison Pitch Contest was created in 2010 as a competition to showcase and encourage invention, innovation and entrepreneurship among students before they get to college. Every year, students submit their great ideas to win prizes and gain the hands-on experience exclusive to our contest!

Students in grades 4-12 are invited to compete in this contest honoring innovation & Thomas Edison. Our fun STEM contest allows students to create their own inventions to solve problems that they see in the world today. They have the chance to:​

  • Learn about STEM, history, & entrepreneurship all in one contest

  • Receive a FREE Maker-Kit full of inventing supplies from Picoturbine of $200 value (Limit of 3 per school) & a $200 Stipend for your teacher/mentor 

  • Pitch your invention to a panel of judges who are real-life scientists & entrepreneurs

  • Work on a team with friends to win the Grand Prize - A 3D PRINTER FOR YOUR SCHOOL

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