Meet the 2017 Class of Inductees

Join us as we celebrate the announcement of our 2017 Class of Inductees and the great changes they have brought to our nation.

2017 Inductees

Join us for our 45th Annual Induction Ceremony

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Find an Inductee

Explore more than a century of innovation through our Inductees’ unique stories of inspiration, desperation, and ultimate breakthrough.


Induction Ceremony

Be a part of the Greatest Celebration of American Innovation as we honor and celebrate the world’s greatest inventors.

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How Our Inductees Pay it Forward

Learn how our Inductees engage with our educational programs and competitions to inspire and challenge the youth of our nation.

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of Inductees?

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