Inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame Have Changed Our World
Honoring the Greatest Innovators
Save the date for the 47th Annual Induction Ceremony on May 2, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
The National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) recognizes the enduring legacies of exceptional U.S. patent holders. Inventors not only create new inventions, but they can create new industries that employ millions of people. Their innovations truly improve our society. With each new class of Inductees, we not only applaud their inventions, but we provide opportunities for them to engage and inspire the inventors of tomorrow. Their influence can inspire the future and motivate the next great innovator to transform our world.
Find a NIHF Inductee
Induction Into the Hall of Fame
Enjoy an unforgettable evening
Our elegant, black-tie event is an experience unlike any other.
Meet famous inventors
Celebrate alongside the world’s foremost innovators.
Further our mission
Show your support for Inductee-influenced, STEM-based education programs.
Our Inductees contribute to ongoing innovation
Inductees pay it forward by getting involved with our STEM education programs, guiding young minds to develop the next great ideas.