News Releases

News Releases
November 19, 2010

November 19, 2010 – Oregon Public Broadcasting's Oregon Field Guide featured Foundation grantee Farmers Conservation Alliance (FCA) and their Farmers Screen technology in an episode that premiered October 28. The Oregon Field Guide film crew spent more than four days shooting in and around the Hood River area, visiting several Farmers Screen sites, farms, hatchery and hydro facilities, as well as talking with farmers and fish biologists to put together the story.

News Releases
October 1, 2010

October 1, 2010 (Portland, Ore.) – Yesterday a group of Lemelson Foundation staff and friends from our Recognition and Mentoring Program (RAMP) partners in India, Indonesia and Peru were able to take a field trip to see some of the work of the Farmers Conservation Alliance (FCA), a local grantee providing an innovative irrigation screen that allows farmers to divert water for irrigation while also protecting fish and keeping out debris.

News Releases
September 23, 2010

Portland, ORE and New York (Sept. 23) – The Lemelson Foundation this week announced three commitments during the Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City, pledging a total of $4.5 million to Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers, the Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-sustainability Team (NESsT) and the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA).

News Releases
June 29, 2010

For the second year in a row, Oregon MESA’s (Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement) teams placed near the top in the MESA National Engineering Design Competition. The middle school team from Ockley Green School placed second overall, and the high school team from Franklin High School placed third overall in the annual competition that was held in Denver, Colorado from June 24-26, 2010.

News Releases
June 21, 2010

Last week was the annual EurekaFest, a multi-day celebration at the Lemelson-MIT Program designed to empower a legacy of inventors through activities that inspire youth, honor role models, and encourage creativity and problem solving.

News Releases
June 9, 2010

New York, NY – Congratulations to the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) team from Johns Hopkins University for winning this year's Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Award (BMEidea) Competition—a national competition celebrating student biomedical innovation.

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