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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®.

Finalists Named for 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition

The Collegiate Inventors Competition®, an annual competition that rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisers, announced today its 2019 finalists.

Latest Stories

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.

Homer Glen Resident Places High in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Homer Glen resident Rachel Mann is a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology SecURO program that has placed nationally at the 2019 Collegiate Inventors Competition.

Local Makes Splash at National Inventors Competition

As far as introduction to entrepreneurship goes, Jennifer Steger’s first go has been remarkably successful.

Andrew Williamson Named Finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition

Andrew Williamson, an Oklahoma State University mechanical and aerospace engineering graduate student at OSU Tulsa, has been named a finalist in the Collegiate Inventors Competition.