by Scott Cooper
The National Inventors Hall of Fame®, In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is accepting nominations for its 2019 Class of Inductees. Candidates must hold a U.S. patent for an invention that has led to the progress of science and the useful arts, in addition to our nation’s welfare.
WHEN: Nominations for the 2019 Class ending March 31, 2018.
ETC.: Anyone has the power to nominate A possible National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee. Ideal candidates embody stories of perseverance and passion that will inspire another generation of American innovators.
Historical Inductees at the National Inventors Hall of Fame include innovation luminaries such as Thomas Edison, Alfred Nobel, George Washington Carver and Walt Disney. Recent Inductees include Steve Sasson (digital camera), Art Fry and Spencer Silver (Post-it® Notes), Stephanie Kwolek (Kevlar® fiber), and Jaap Haartsen (Bluetooth® wireless technology).
About the National Inventors Hall of Fame
The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) is the premier nonprofit organization in America dedicated to recognizing inventors and Innovation, promoting creativity, and advancing the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. Founded in 1973 in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office NIHF is dedicated to not only Honoring the individuals whose inventions have made the world a better Place, but to ensuring American ingenuity continues to flourish in the Hands of coming generations through its national, hands on instructional Programming and collegiate competitions centered on the exploration of Science, technology, mathematics and engineering. The National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate.