NAI Fellows Nominations are Now Open

2019 Fellows Nominations Open

2019 NAI Fellowship Nominations Are Open!

We invite you to nominate your inventive peers and colleagues. Nominees must be a named inventor on patent(s) issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and must be affiliated with a university, non-profit research institute or other academic entity. 

Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.

Click here for more information on the NAI Fellows Program. 
Contact Jayde Stewart, NAI Director, at [email protected] with any questions.

Access the NAI Fellows Nomination Portal
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Nominees should have made outstanding contributions to innovation in areas such as patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology, significant impact on society, and support and enhancement of innovation. 
  • Nominees must be a named inventor on patent(s) issued by the United States Patents and Trademark Office. (The median patent count among curent NAI Fellows is 20).
  • Nominees should have reached professional maturity and be recognized as pioneers in their field. 
  • Nominees must be affiliated with an academic organization, e.g., university, college, non-profit research institute, or governmental agency.
  • Nominees do not have to be current members of, nor affiliated with a Member Institution of the National Academy of Inventors (although recommended).
  • All U.S. and non-U.S. citizens are qualified for nomination. 
  • Deceased nominees are not eligible. 
  • Self-nomination, team submissions and nominations submitted by relatives are not eligible. 
  • Nominations do not have to be submitted by an individual affiliated with an NAI Member Institution (although recommended).

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