Sunday, June 14th, 2020 was the 2020 Connecticut Invention Convention State Finals Awards Ceremony. Chris Dimou, Roto Frank of America’s President & CEO, sits on the CIC Board of Directors. Dimou and Adam Bristol, Roto Frank of America’s Manufacturing Engineer, judged the 2020 Connecticut Invention Convention. Roto Frank of America was a contributing sponsor of this event.

Even with distance learning throughout the 2020 school year, there were 587 young inventors who participated. 108 Winners from 76 CT schools will go on to participate in the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE.) Finalists are eligible for awards, grants, and sponsorships from corporations, foundations, individuals, and academic institutions.

The CIC is an internationally recognized, award winning, 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational program that helps develop and enhance critical thinking and problem solving in kids through invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The convention gives students an introduction to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM.) Annually over 275 CT schools and 17.000 students grades K-12 participate local CIC programs.

About Roto Frank of America, Inc.
Roto Frank of America, Inc. is wholly owned subsidiary of Roto Frank Holding AG, a global leader in window and door hardware, with 18 production plants and more than 40 subsidiaries worldwide. Roto Frank of America, Inc. is a Chester, Connecticut-based manufacturer of window and door hardware which offers solutions for North American and European applications.
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