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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.

19 Innovators to be Inducted as 2019 Class of the National Inventors Hall of Fame

the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), announces it will induct 19 innovation pioneers for their world-changing inventions on May 1-2 during the Greatest Celebration of American Innovation®...

Latest Stories

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.

The Invention That Won World War II

The Higgins Boat saw action in many amphibious landings throughout World War II.

National Instruments Co-Founders Inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame

National Instruments co-founders James Truchard and Jeff Kodosky, who founded one of the country’s pioneering technology companies while working at The University of Texas at Austin, have been selected as 2019 inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Edmund Schweitzer to Join National Inventors Hall of Fame

Edmund O. Schweitzer III joined the ranks of more than 560 inventors who have received the honor, including Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Nikola Tesla.

Avid Founder Bill Warner Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

William Warner, who founded Avid Technology more than three decades ago, was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame last week. He was honored for founding the company and leading the team that developed the first professional NLE, Media Composer.

Richards-Kortum Honored on Capitol Hill

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, a Rice University bioengineering professor whose work has improved medical care for millions of newborn babies and saved lives in low-income countries, was recognized on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives May 1 for her recent induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

19 Named to National Inventors Hall of Fame

Given the prevalence of digitally themed innovation exhibited each year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the prestigious event was a fitting site for the National Inventors Hall of Fame Class of 2019 announcement.