Posts Tagged: national medal of technology


Nominations Sought for National Medal of Technology and Innovation

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is seeking nominations for the 2017 National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The medal is presented each year by the …
By Press Releases
4 years ago 0

How Thanksgiving Leftovers Lead to the Invention of LASIK

Sitting at the dinner table with his family on Thanksgiving in 1981, Srinivasan looked at his turkey dinner and a brilliant thought occurred to him: a leftover bone …

Nominations Deadline Extended for National Medal of Technology and Innovation

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is extending the nominations deadline for the 2014 National Medal of Technology and Innovation. …
By U.S.P.T.O.
7 years ago 0

Call for Nominations: IPO Seeks National Inventor of the Year

In a bit of a twist this year, the party nominating the National Inventor of the Year will also be recognized. Most nominations come from patent attorneys, …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 0

Building on Rhetoric: Time to Inspire Youth in Math & Science

At one point during his remarks last night President Obama said: "Nobody rushes on the field and dumps Gatorade on them (laughter) when you win a science …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 19

Meet the Medal Recipients, Plus President Obama’s Remarks

During his remarks last night President Obama was in typical form, interchangably jovial and serious. The event left one feeling that President Obama would like very much …
By Renee C. Quinn
10 years ago 0

Photo Diary: President Obama Presides Over White House Medal Ceremony for Scientists and Engineers

Earlier this evening President Barack Obama awarded National Medals to 16 distinguished scientists and engineers in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. Without further …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 10

President Obama to Honor Top U.S. Scientists and Innovators

Later today President Barack Obama will honor the 2010 recipients of both the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. I have been …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 5

USPTO National Medal of Technology Nominations

The United States Patent and Trademark Office is now accepting nominations for its National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI) program. Since establishment by Congress in 1980, the …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 0