STEM Education

STEM Education

We inspire the next generation of inventors and advance workforce development for STEM-related careers.

Our initiatives are designed to promote and improve STEM education at all levels and to expand upon opportunities for underrepresented students. Our Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ inspires students of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to imagine future careers in STEM by designing an invention that uses an Internet of Things solution to solve real-world problems. Our ongoing strategic collaboration with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) provides hands-on experience with Qualcomm technology to engage students in more than 25 countries.

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Qualcomm's Efforts to Erase the Homework Gap
The global pandemic has forced schools around the globe to move online. But millions of students lack broadband internet and the devices necessary to access their online schoolwork. These students now fall into the homework gap and are unable to continue their education. Qualcomm supports emergency federal funding to help keep all students on track with connectivity and devices.
Aug 5, 2020 10:00 AM ET
Qualcomm Gives Custom-Built, Cellular-Connected Laptops to San Diego United for Distance Learning
By Mike Freeman In a bid to help close the digital divide, Qualcomm donated 900 custom-built, cellular-connected laptops to the San Diego Unified School District on Thursday to support continuing distance learning programs. The computers run on the company’s Snapdragon processors and include built-in cellular connectivity, giving students with limited access to Wi-Fi...
Jul 6, 2020 9:00 AM ET
Qualcomm Technologies Donates Hundreds of Always-Connected Personal Computers to San Diego Unified School District for Distance Learning Support
SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As the COVID-19 crisis struck and forced the closure of school facilities, an unprecedented move to distance learning placed an emphasis on digital equity. Maintaining its commitment to equitable access, the district’s Integrated Technology (IT) Division...
Jul 2, 2020 2:45 PM ET
Intellectual Property Procedures: A Guide to Navigating IP at U.S. Universities
With varying policies and regulations, intellectual property can be a convoluted process to jump into. And, while many faculty that seek to facilitate and support student innovation dedicate courses and workshops on the role of IP, there are a number of obstacles to comprehensive education on these issues. Our team put together this basic guide for navigating IP at U.S.-based higher-ed...
Jun 18, 2020 10:00 AM ET
3 Strategies to Cultivate Comprehensive Entrepreneurship Ecosystems
Entrepreneurship is notoriously hard work, especially for early-stage innovators. Without access to entrepreneurship ecosystems, even the best ideas can fail. A robust support system is crucial to the success of early-stage entrepreneurs, allowing them to bypass obstacles and accelerate their ventures. Key stakeholders like organizations and foundations often provide much-needed resources and...
Jun 17, 2020 10:00 AM ET

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