Conrad Foundation – Spirit of Innovation Challenge

The Conrad Foundation is dedicated to fundamentally shifting how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are taught in K-12 schools and across socioeconomic levels.

About the Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Challenge, an annual competition that challenges high school students to develop commercially-viable, technology-based products that address real-world issues. As the official science advisor to The Conrad Foundation, Sigma Xi offers its chapters and members the extraordinary opportunity to work with secondary school student teams around the country to foster science innovation and entrepreneurship.

Sigma Xi members are invited to serve as competition judges. To serve as a judge, complete Sigma Xi's volunteer form and the Conrad judging form.

For more information about the competition, visit

Sigma Xi Supports the Innovative Spirit of Students