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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®...

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees at CES

Nineteen innovation pioneers were announced today as the 2019 Class of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) on the main stage at CES®. These innovators... will be celebrated as the newest Class of Inductees during the NIHF Induction Ceremony...

Students Win Gold at 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition

A glimpse into the future of American innovation and emerging technological trends from the nation's brightest young inventors were recognized and honored today at the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition®...

Latest Stories

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.

IU researchers to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Two IU researchers, Joseph Muhler and William Nebergall, developed and patented the fluoride toothpaste formula that would be used in Crest toothpaste. They will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame this spring.

Professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum named to Inventor Hall of Fame

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, the Malcolm Gillis University Professor of Bioengineering, will be one of the 2019 inductees to the National Inventors Hall of Fame this May, according to a press release from the Hall.

Schweitzer humbled by hall of fame induction

...Aside from being an inventor, the founder and president of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories shares something else in common with those prominent inventors.
Schweitzer will join them and many others in the National Inventors Hall of Fame.