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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 (, 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 (, which recognizes individuals whose work enhances economic opportunities and community welfare in developing countries
For complete nomination instructions, visit or contact Awards Program Officer, Ed Canton, at

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