The Spirit of Innovation Challenge
provides an opportunity for teams of students to create commercially viable products or services to address issues of global sustainability for the benefit of humanity. This annual competition is free and available to students, ages 13-18, from around the world. Beginning Aug. 22, teens are invited to "Get Your Genius On" in the Conrad Foundation's Spirit of Innovation Challenge. Teams from afterschool programs, science clubs, homeschool organizations and charter schools are also encouraged to participate. Deadline for the 2013-2014 one-page abstract qualification round is October 24.