"This partnership is a perfect fit," said Nancy Conrad, founder and chairman of the Conrad Foundation. "Young innovators will have access to seasoned professionals who know how to move great ideas from the prototype stage into the marketplace. Forward Industries is the ideal partner to work with our teams during every step of the design, manufacturing, and commercialization process. Their expertise will be invaluable to our students!"Over the past ten years, thousands of students both nationally and globally have participated in creating innovative solutions in the following categories: Aerospace & Aviation, Cyber Technology & Security, Energy & Environment, Health & Nutrition. Many student teams have obtained patents for their winning ideas, deployed products and worked toward commercialization. About Forward Industries: Incorporated in 1961, and headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, Forward Industries provides innovative product protection and portability for some of the world's leading companies, developing and manufacturing high quality products for a wide portfolio of global OEM partners. Forward's products can be viewed online at www.forwardindustries.com. About Conrad Foundation: The Conrad Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to 21st century, immersive learning, where students use their imagination and innovation to enrich their classroom studies and do something real. The Foundation is the only organization of its kind whose programs combine science and technology- based education, innovation and entrepreneurship to inspire solutions for achieving global sustainability. For more information, visit www.conradfoundation.org. For more information on the Conrad Challenge, visit www.conradchallenge.org.
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