Lemelson-MIT Program seeks nominations for 2011 awards

The Lemelson-MIT Program seeks pioneers who are making a positive impact through their inventions. We invite you to nominate colleagues or fellow innovators in your industry for the 2011 Lemelson-MIT Awards.

A winning nomination will raise awareness and recognition to both the nominator’s and the nominee’s company. We encourage nominations of individuals working in private industry, women and members of under-represented groups.

The 2011 Lemelson-MIT Awards for Innovation include:

  • $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize (http://web.mit.edu/invent/a-prize.html), which honors an outstanding mid-career inventor who developed a patented product or process of significant value to society, which has been or has the potential for adoption;
  • $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability (http://web.mit.edu/invent/a-award.html), which recognizes individuals whose work enhances economic opportunities and community welfare in developing countries

For complete nomination instructions, visit http://web.mit.edu/invent/a-main.html or contact Awards Program Officer, Ed Canton, at Lemelson_Awards@mit.edu.

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