Six Countries Represented by Finalists in the 2021 Spellman Clean Tech Competition
Hauppauge, NY, June 7, 2021 - Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corporation, the world’s largest independent manufacturer of custom high voltage power conversion products, is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2021 Spellman High Voltage Clean Tech Competition have been announced.
In its tenth year, the Competition is the only outcome-based STEM focused research and design challenge for pre-college students in the world. The programs goal is to inspire young people to pursue STEM studies and careers. The program is managed by New York-based not-for-profit Center for Science, Teaching & Learning, and sponsored by New York-based Spellman High Voltage Electronics, a leader in high voltage technology in the medical, industrial and scientific fields.
Despite the continuing global pandemic, 2021 saw a total of 393 Teams register, with 268 papers submitted. Overall, these came from 36 different nations. These papers were judged by a total of 92 judges. The theme this year was “Preserving Planet Earth”.
There were 60 Semi-Finalist Teams from 9 Nations (Taiwan, Indonesia, Spain, Singapore, Egypt, India, Turkey, USA and the Philippines.) These have been narrowed down to 20 Finalist Teams, coming from 6 nations this year (Indonesia, the Philippines, Spain, Singapore, Turkey and the USA.), ten in each category: High Tech and Low Cost.
The finals will be virtual this year and are being live streamed on Facebook on August 5th. Please visit https://www.cstl.org/cleantech/2021-finalist-teams/ for more information including lists of projects and teams.
About Spellman High Voltage Electronics:
New York-based Spellman High Voltage Electronics, a family owned company established in 1947, is the preferred global supplier of precision DC high voltage power supplies and Monoblock® X-Ray sources for medical, industrial and scientific applications. It currently has over 2,000 employees in five design, six production and eight support centers in North America, Europe and Asia. Spellman partners with leading technology companies to advance medical care, industrial processes, quality control, scientific research, security and telecommunications by providing innovative high voltage power conversion solutions.
For more information about Spellman High Voltage Electronics, visit www.spellmanhv.com.
About the Center for Science Teaching and Learning:
The Center for Science Teaching & Learning (CSTL) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission of encouraging science learning and literacy. CSTL develops programs for people of all ages and utilizes inquiry-based learning as its foundation for program development. This year marks the second for which CSTL is serving as the administrator of the Clean Tech Competition.
For more information about CSTL visit www.cstl.org/cleantech.