Lockheed's 'Innovate the Future' contest aims to encourage creative thinking
- By Mark Hoover
- Aug 10, 2012
Lockheed Martin Corp. has launched a worldwide contest on innovation with cash awards totaling $50,000, the company announced.
The contest, “Innovate the Future,” invites participants to share their sentiments on issues like sustainable energy, cybersecurity, and healthcare for the sake of ushering in a better and more secure future for the planet.
Lockheed’s “100-year legacy of discovery, innovation, and breakthroughs have made lasting impacts on society, from humans’ first attempts at flight, to systems for controlling the world’s air traffic, to our earliest exploration of space,” said senior vice president and chief technology officer,Ray O. Johnson, in the announcement.
“Through this contest,” Johnson said, “we are creating an online environment that helps people with diverse backgrounds and experiences share their ideas.”
Details on the contest can be found here.
Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.