Its parent company, Innovation First International, was founded in 1996, with headquartered in Texas, the U.S. It is s a high tech company, the robotics design system developed by IFI is the world’s leading platform for educational robotics and was awarded the Best Innovation Award at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

VEX is the only educational robotics brand selected in the 2016 Robot Business Review RBR50 list. It is one of the most noteworthy and influential 50 robotics company in the world.

Since its birth in 2005, VEX has been leading the world in science popularization and innovative education all over the world. VEX advocates the use of a cost-effective product platform, with a curriculum system that meets the cognitive rules, and promotes the cultivation and improvement of the science and technology cultivation and innovation ability of the youngsters, so as to cultivate reserve talents for the development of “double innovation” society.

VEX Robotics World Championship

Popular all over the world
Number of participants set
a Guinness World Records
Start a STEAM education
revolution all over the world

In April 2018, in the U.S Louisville, 1648 teams from more than 50 countries and regions entered the VEX World Championships and once again set the Guinness World Record. It is the most attended robotics competition in the world.

After graduation, many high school students who participated in in VEX robotics activities went on to study at the world famous universities, such as Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xi ‘an Jiaotong University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Columbia University, Princeton University, California Institute of Technology and so on.

Guinness World Records

The VEX World Championships were included in the Guinness World Records as the world’s largest robotics competition in 2016. In April 2018, with the participation of 1648 teams, the records was refreshed.


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Each series of VEX products is the official designation of many world-class robotics competitions.

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