FIRST Robotics Empowers Emerging Engineers

FIRST Robotics Empowers Emerging Engineers

It is said that “the engineer has been, and is, a maker of history;” and with the help of FIRST they will be makers of the future.  FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a program that helps young people discover science and technology outside the classroom. (Photo Credit: Wayne Crosby) They […]

Second Annual National Robotics Week Will Be Held From April 9 to 17

BEDFORD, Mass. The second annual National Robotics Week will be held from April 9-17 with a weeklong series of regional events and activities aimed at increasing public awareness of the growing importance of “robo-technology” and the tremendous social and cultural impact that it will have on the future of how people will live, work and […]

13,000 High School Students compete in FIRST competition

MANCHESTER, N.H., FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, today officially launched its 2009 FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) season with an online Kickoff event unveiling this year’s game, Hotshot! The FIRST Tech Challenge is an […]

Lunacy” Unveiled to 42,000 High-School Students

Life-changing program inspires young people to become individual economic stimulus packagesOver $9 million in scholarship funds available Manchester, NH, January 3, 2009; FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) launched its eighteenth FIRST Robotics Competition season today with a Kickoff of a new robotics game called “Lunacy” at Southern New Hampshire University in […]

First Unveils New Robotics Platform for 2008 FIRST Tech Challenge Season

New system provides sustainable, scalable and affordable bridge between FIRST LEGO® League and FIRST Robotics Competition ATLANTA, April 17, 2008, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology),an organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, today revealed its new robotics platform for the 2008FIRST […]