We Create Academic Heroes.

ICS has designed million dollar challenges for NASA, hosted incentivized innovation workshops at the White House, and spent years studying the scientific literature to define best-practices in Challenge-Based-Learning. We use our unique expertise to help competition managers take advantage of best-practices in the field and to help students succeed in the best competitions. Doing competitions right is hard, but working with ICS makes it easy.

Student Competition

Search over 500 academic competitions across all subjects to find the best fit for you.

Achievement Badge

Level up in 35 academic badges to get recognized for college and career opportunities.

Student Competition

Join students across the world gaining special recognition, opportunities, and awards.

Scholarship Award

Get help competing for more than $27,000,000 awarded each year through academic competitions.

Academic Coach

Academic Coach

ICS understands better than anyone how to use academic competitions to maximize opportunities in your student's future.

For Students

Get personalized guidance to help identify and participate in the competitions uniquely suited to your student's skills, interests, and needs.

For Educators

Get expert support to define an academic competitions plan for your class or student group.

Competition Management

ICS has spent years defining the best-practices in competition design and management. Our team has created and managed everything from one-day hackathons, to multi-year, million dollar prizes.

  • Competitions Strategy
  • Design & Evaluation
  • Competitions Operations