Thank you to our newest sponsors!

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services and is committed to building a better working world. We are thrilled to welcome EY as a new Nobelium Level Sponsor as well as the Sponsor of the 2018 X-STEM Symposium. Thank you!


Mars, Inc. is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products & offering services for people and the pets people love. Thank you to Mars, Inc. for joining the Festival as aa new Nobelium Level Sponsor!

Howard University is a research intensive, culturally diverse, historically black university that was founded in 1867. Howard University has been a long time sponsor of the Festival and we are grateful to have them back as an Einsteinium Level Sponsor!


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was founded in 1901 and is now part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is one of the nation’s oldest physical science laboratories. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)  is back to support the Festival as a Platinum Sponsor. Thank you!


GMO Answers / The Council for Biotechnology Information is dedicated to creating an open dialogue on the topics of biotechnology and GMOs in food and modern agriculture. Welcome GMO Answers as a new Palladium Level Sponsor! 


STEM Premier is the first online solution that assists students in designing a career pathway, educators in recruiting top talent to their schools, and employers in developing a stable, continuous talent pipeline. STEM Premier has returned to sponsor the Festival at the Titanium Level! 


The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. The USPTO has returned to sponsor the Festival at the Titanium Level. Thank you!