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May 07, 2014, 13:00 ET

"Fire of Genius'' in World-Renowned Inventors to be Celebrated at 2014 National Inventors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

 Abraham Lincoln once stated that "The patent system added the fuel of interest to the fire of genius" and to continue to ignite that fire each...

Mar 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO),...

May 02, 2013, 08:00 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Honors 2013 Inductees

 The National Inventors Hall of Fame, dedicated to honoring the individuals who conceived, patented, and advanced the great technological...

Nov 13, 2012, 13:17 ET

Collegiate Inventors Honored for Innovative Science and Technology Advances

Recognizing the innovative ideas of today's college and university students, the 2012 Collegiate Inventors Competition, a program of Invent Now,...

Mar 01, 2012, 08:00 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2012 Inductees

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  In celebration of its mission to recognize and foster invention, the National Inventors Hall...

May 04, 2011, 08:00 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Honors 2011 Inductees

In celebration of the spirit of innovation, the National Inventors Hall of Fame today honors its 2011 Inductees with a formal Induction ceremony,...

Mar 03, 2011, 00:01 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees

Continuing to celebrate its mission of recognizing and fostering invention, the National Inventors Hall of Fame has announced its 2011 Inductees....

Mar 31, 2010, 00:01 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2010 Inductees

Dedicated to paying homage to the men and women whose ideas, discoveries and entrepreneurial spirit have changed the world, the National Inventors...

Oct 21, 2009, 08:00 ET

Winners Announced in 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition(R)

A faster tool for cell programming and a new way of allowing quadriplegics to perform simple tasks have won grand prizes of the 2009...

Apr 22, 2009, 10:51 ET

More Than 30 Eminent Inventors To Assemble in Honor of Semiconductor Innovators in Silicon Valley, May 2

Celebrating 50 Years of the Integrated Circuit, National Inventors Hall of Fame to Induct 2009 Class of 15 Inventors and Host more than 20...

Mar 23, 2009, 09:00 ET

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 May 2 to celebrate 50 years of the integrated circuit and recognize 15...

Feb 11, 2009, 00:01 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2009 Inductees

Dedicated to recognizing inventors and innovation, the National Inventors Hall of Fame has announced its 2009 class of inductees. In celebration...

Nov 20, 2008, 08:00 ET

Winners Announced in 2008 Collegiate Inventors Competition(R)

The National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation today announced that a new method of combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria has won the grand prize...

May 01, 2008, 01:00 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Welcomes 2008 Inductees

AKRON, Ohio, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 2 & 3, 2008, the National Inventors Hall of Fame welcomes its 36th class of inductees. Receiving...

Feb 14, 2008, 00:00 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2008 Inductees

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to honor invention and innovation, the National Inventors Hall of Fame...

Nov 02, 2007, 01:00 ET

Collegiate Inventors Competition(R) Announces Winners for 2007

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel way to treat cancer has won the top honor at the 2007 Collegiate Inventors Competition, an...

May 03, 2007, 01:00 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame Welcomes 2007 Inductees

AKRON, Ohio, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 4 & 5, 2007, the National Inventors Hall of Fame welcomes its 35th class of inductees. Receiving...

Apr 03, 2007, 01:00 ET

National Inventors Hall of Fame will Honor Group of Historical Inventors

AKRON, Ohio, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inventors Hall of Fame announced today it will honor a group of historically significant...

Oct 19, 2006, 01:00 ET

Weather Forecasting Technique Wins Top Prize in 2006 Collegiate Inventors Competition(R)

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new way of forecasting the weather has earned the top honor in the Collegiate Inventors Competition,...

Oct 12, 2006, 01:00 ET

College Students Compete for Top Prizes In Collegiate Inventors Competition(R)

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Collegiate Inventors Competition, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation, has...