...Qualcomm is a huge part of the FIRST program; they provide funding for local San Diego teams, and help to encourage young students to find careers in Science and Engineering fields. A next-generation wireless communications is emerging as the most important technology of this millennium. To ensure that the entire wireless industry is inspired and continues to evolve, innovate and experience success, Qualcomm develops its technologies and solutions for the purpose of enabling key participants in the wireless value chain. By partnering with and acting as an enabler to the business activities of these participants, Qualcomm ultimately enables consumers, professionals and government entities.