On April 26-30 X PRIZE attended the FIRST® Championship in St. Louis to promote the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) Global Innovation Award Presented by X PRIZE. In this competition, FLL® teams across the globe competed for the chance to win up to $20,000 in support of patenting their proposed invention. The theme of this year’s competition, Body Forward, emphasized biomedical engineering solutions to human needs.
X PRIZE Exhibit Proved to be Very Popular
Mitch Aiken with the lucky winner of a Genetics and DNA Kit
Members of Dragoneer Medics Decsribe their project to LEGO owner Kjeld Kristiansen
The X PRIZE Foundation booth at the FIRST® Championship showcased the Foundation’s education outreach initiatives. Activities included creating key chains in the form of DNA sequences and a raffle for DNA Kits and an iPAD.