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Lemelson-MIT Program

The Lemelson-MIT Program recognizes outstanding inventors and inspires young people to pursue creative lives and careers through invention. Two major endeavors aim to fulfill this mission: the Lemelson-MIT Awards and InvenTeam initiative.

The Lemelson-MIT Awards recognize the profound impact that inventors can have on economic and social well-being; they include the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize, $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation and $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize.

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams are teams of high school students, teachers, and mentors that receive grants up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. The InvenTeam initiative aims to excite high school students about invention through science, technology, engineering, and math; empower students to problem solve; and encourage an inventive culture in schools and communities.


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2013 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner, Dr. Angela Belcher's Thoughts on Invention

2013 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner, Dr....

Added 9 months ago | 00:00:17 | 902 views

What are Dr. Belcher's thoughts about the role of inventions/inventors? Watch this ten second clip. Dr. Angela Belcher received the 2013 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for applying lessons in nature to design environmentally-friendly batte...

2013 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner, Dr. Belcher's Inspiration

2013 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner, Dr....

Added 9 months ago | 00:00:17 | 1062 views

A ten second clip about Dr Angela Belcher's inspiration - the abalone shell. Dr. Angela Belcher received the 2013 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for applying lessons in nature to design environmentally-friendly batteries, solar cells and ...

2013 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner, Dr. Belcher's Lab Work

2013 Lemelson-MIT Prize Winner, Dr....

Added 9 months ago | 00:00:19 | 499 views

Ten second clip on Dr. Belcher's process of genetically engineering viruses in the lab. Dr. Angela Belcher received the 2013 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for applying lessons in nature to design environmentally-friendly batteries, solar...

Communicating Inventiveness

Communicating Inventiveness

Added over 1 year ago | 01:21:48 | 1357 views

2012 $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Ceremony

2012 $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student P...

Added 2 years ago | 01:20:21 | 2472 views

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Education
Language
English
Website
Lemelson-MIT Program (web.mit.edu/invent/)

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