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22 Innovators to Be Inducted as the National Inventors Hall of Fame Class of 2020

The Greatest Celebration of American Innovation will be held in Washington, D.C. on May 6-7

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees at CES

Twenty-two innovation pioneers were announced today as the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) 2020 class of Inductees on stage at CES®.

4 Student Teams Win 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition

A glimpse into the future of American innovation and emerging technological trends from the nation's brightest young inventors were recognized yesterday at the 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition®.

Latest Stories

Celebrating Women of Invention on International Women's Day

On International Women’s Day, it seems a perfect opportunity to recognize the six remarkable women who will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame® this May.

Long-Lasting Freshness

If you bought your partner flowers or fruit for Valentines’ Day, chances are you might want to thank two NC State inventors for their role in keeping these products fresh.

Claim to Fame

Warehouse automation may not be the most glamorous of fields, and its luminaries will likely never receive widespread acclaim. So the news that three innovators in the sector received some national recognition last month seemed particularly worthy of note.

SPIE Members Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Two SPIE members, R. Rox Anderson and Ming-Jun Li, will join an eclectic array of new inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Kiva Systems Founders Win Innovation Award

The founders of Kiva Systems, who are the inventors of mobile robotic material handling, have been announced as National Inventors Hall of Fame 2020 class of Inductees.

The Creators of the Sports Bra Are Now in the National Inventors Hall of Fame

In 1977, Lisa Lindahl, Hinda Miller, and Polly Smith wanted to find a way to make exercise more comfortable for women. So they sewed two jockstraps together to create a prototype for what would become known as the sports bra, and revolutionized the fitness apparel industry in the process

The Inventors Hall of Fame Honors Pioneering Brainiacs

This year’s class of inductees includes the minds behind the sports bra, the automatic surgical tourniquet, and Amazon's warehouse robots.

Inventors of Sports Bra, Ibuprofen Added to Hall of Fame at CES

The inventors of the sports bra were inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame Tuesday at CES.

Johns Hopkins Student Team Wins $5K at Collegiate Inventors Competition

Relavo, a startup founded and staffed by a team of Johns Hopkins students, was named the undergraduate runner-up at the Collegiate Inventors Competition.