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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®...

National Inventors Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations of Hispanic and Latino Inventors for Class of 2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Sept. 15, 2018 — The National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF), in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Class of Inductees.
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Arrow Electronics Supports Collegiate Inventors Competition

For the fifth consecutive year, Arrow Electronics served as a lead sponsor for the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual contest that rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisors. With outreach to over 1,000 universities, 11 graduate and undergraduate teams from across the nation competed at the event...

Alumni team tops Collegiate Inventors Competition

Mechanical engineering alumni of 2.009 (Product Engineering Processes) win with Rhino, a product that makes brick repointing faster, safer, and more accurate...

Graduate Student’s Steerable Brain Catheter Wins Big at Inventors Competition

Gopesh Tilvawala’s path to San Diego spans four countries and four continents. That journey led him to UC San Diego and the pursuit of a Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering with a focus on medical device technology. For the past four years, he’s been working to develop a first-of-its-kind catheter that can be remotely controlled to navigate the tiny arteries in the brain...

Ear Tubes May Finally Get an Upgrade

Harvard researchers have invented a new device that might mean fewer visits to the surgeon for kids with chronic ear infections...

Students Win Gold at Collegiate Inventors Competition

A glimpse into the future of American innovation and emerging technological trends from the nation's brightest young inventors -- from a steerable microcatheter to a reusable UV-radiation-measuring sensor -- were recognized and honored today at the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition...

Harvard students win Collegiate Inventors Competition

Harvard University team PionEar won gold Nov. 16 at the Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual competition for college and university students and their faculty advisers through the National Inventors Hall of Fame...

Winner of the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition: The Rhino Rotary Hammer Attachment for Repointing

This week the National Inventors Hall of Fame announced the winners of the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition, which asks college students to demonstrate the future of innovation...

Creators of crop-disease sensor win bronze at inventors competition

Awards have been announced for the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition, where the finalists included four undergraduates from Brown University who are using advanced optics and novel processing techniques to better identify pests and crop diseases. The product is called CropDoc, and they were named Bronze Winners at the competition...

INVISTA Honors 60th Anniversary of LYCRA Fiber with Donation to Collegiate Inventors Competition

INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand of spandex (elastane) fiber, today announced its support of the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC) being held November 14-16, at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Alexandria, Virginia...

Tech Team Makes Finals in Collegiate Inventors Competition

A group of Georgia Tech students and recent graduates will compete in the Collegiate Inventors Competition taking place in Washington, D.C., next month. Alexander Bills, Dev Mandavia, Lucas Muller, and Cassidy Wang make up the Neuraline team that will participate as undergraduate finalists in the event on Friday, Nov. 16...

CropDoc team vying for competition crown

A small team from Brown University in Providence, R.I., hopes to win an inventor’s competition with their crop-related technology. Jack Roswell, co-founder of Cloud Agronomics, which helps create customizable field maps for farmers, hopes CropDoc will earn his team first prize at the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition in November in the undergraduate division...