The Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation recognizes individuals whose technological innovations improve the lives of impoverished people in the developing world. The Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation celebrates outstanding technology-focused innovators who have improved quality of life in the areas of health, shelter, energy, agriculture, quality of air, water, soil, education, or ecosystem management in developing nations and have disseminated technology that is scalable or replicable.
Eligible individuals are those who:
* have created a product, process or material that has been adopted for practical use with demonstrated outcomes; made a technology more affordable; redesigned a system; or otherwise demonstrated remarkable technological inventiveness in addressing international development issues
* are U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents or working legally in the United States
Nomination Guidelines for the Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation are at http://web.mit.edu/invent/a-award.html or contact Ed Canton, Awards Officer at 617-452-2145. The deadline for nominations for the 2012 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation is Tuesday, October 4th, 2011.
- The World Region