National Inventors Hall of Fame To Honor Andy Grove With Lifetime Achievement Award at 2009 Induction Ceremony Gala
Annual ceremony comes to Silicon Valley's Computer History Museum on
Dedicated to recognizing inventors and innovation, the National Inventors Hall of Fame is holding its annual induction ceremony in Silicon Valley for the first time in celebration of 50 years of the integrated circuit. The 2009 class of inductees, announced last month in
As the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Grove is being recognized for his outstanding contributions and extended commitment to invention and technical innovation in the semiconductor industry. Along with 2009 inductee
"The world we live in today is scarcely imaginable without the contributions of Andy Grove and all 15 of this year's inductees," said
The 37th Annual Induction Ceremony Gala at the Computer History Museum on
The ceremony is also part of the Computer History Museum's Salute to the Semiconductor program, which is highlighted by events and commemorative activities focused on the history and growth of the integrated circuit and its impact on society.
Tickets to the Induction Ceremony Gala are
For more information about the 2009 class of inductees and the Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as information on sponsorships and ticket sales, please visit: www.invent.org/2009induction.
About The National Inventors Hall of Fame
The not-for-profit National Inventors Hall of Fame is the premier organization in America dedicated to honoring and fostering creativity and invention. Each year a new class of inventors is inducted into the Hall of Fame in recognition of their patented inventions that make human, social, and economic progress possible. Founded in 1973 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the National Council of Intellectual Property Law Associations, the Hall's headquarters are in
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