The revered scholar Isaac Newton once said, “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” Building the robot and arranging our competitions is a task too large to do alone, and often, we do need the help of giants.
Over the years we have had many sponsors and mentors who have helped us even in the toughest of times. This page is here to thank them for their support then, now, and forever.
Team 1403 began when our school administration approved our FIRST Robotics Program in 2004. The constant support of our Board of Education and Superintendent for financial resources and use of facilities for Monty Madness and Kick-Off has been the backbone of our team.
Bristol-Myers Squibb has been sponsoring us since our beginning in 2004. BMS understands the importance of using great ideas to solve problems in the world, being a company that emphasizes being agile despite its scale.
DoD STEM have been a proud sponsor of our team since 2012. DoD STEM has been charged with promoting the STEM disciplines throughout the United States, and we are grateful for their sponsorship.
Picatinny Arsenal works extensively with businesses and universities to bring the world’s best warfighting technology to our soldiers.
Since 2004 A&K Equipment has proudly served contractors, truck dealers, and municipal markets in the Rahway, New Jersey area.
The Integra Foundation, a New Jersey-based philanthropic foundation established in 2002 by Integra LifeSciences, is committed to improving people’s lives through medical research and education. The foundation focuses on regenerative medicine, plastic and reconstructive surgery, wound care, neurosurgery, neurotrauma and neuromonitoring, and orthopedic extremity solutions.
Since 2001, Slalom, a purpose-driven consulting firm, has assisted many companies to thrive at the intersection of business, data, and technology.
Google, a large multinational technology-driven company, has been sponsoring our team since the 2020 season. Google’s impact on the world is extremely widespread, as they have assist countless nonprofits/businesses and teams such as ours as well as create an international environment of social good through technology.
Verizon, a large international telecommunication technology company, is a global leader delivering innovative solutions in communication and technology, improving the way people live, work, learn, and play.