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Who Should be the Next Inductee?

 

There are many unsung heroes of invention – men and women whose passion and perseverance challenge the idea of what’s possible and reshape the future. Induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame recognizes that unwavering spirit of innovation and shares those stories.

The National Inventors Hall of Fame accepts nominations from all sources and relies on a panel of experts in science, technology, engineering, and patents to screen, vet, and make final selections.

Nominations are evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Patents: Nominees must hold a U.S patent for an invention that has contributed to and advanced society
  • Progressive: The invention should have contributed significantly to industry, progressing it forward and improving it
  • Perseverance: The lives of nominees are characterized by inspiring stories of determination, challenges overcome, and beating the odds
  • Passion: Nominees are leaders in their fields who understand the importance of developing the next generation of American innovators

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