March 03, 2009

Yesterday, the USPTO announced that it once again seeking nominations for potential recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI), presented by the President of the United States each year to select individuals for their technological achievements. According to the USPTO press release (link below), "The honorees are selected for their outstanding contributions to the nation's economic, environmental and social well-being through the development and commercialization of technological products, processes and concepts; technological innovation; and development of the Nation's technological manpower." Nominees may include individual inventors, teams of inventors, companies, and/or divisions of companies. Nominations may be made through May 29, 2009, and can be submitted via the second link below.

USPTO Announcement: LINK
NMTI Nomination Webpage: LINK
2007 NMTI Recipients: LINK

2 comments:

Majo said...

thank you for the remider ... I will tussle with who to nominate ... those with high morals or those who follow the rule of law?!

Anonymous said...

Hopefully you know of an inventor who fits both categories!

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