We are a catalyst for impact inventions

Driving lasting social, economic and environmental benefits

Our broad partner network fosters an enabling environment by inspiring youth to become inventors, increasing access to invention and entrepreneurship education, and supporting the launch, early incubation and mentoring of invention-based enterprises.

Exponential Impact

We work with organizations in the U.S., India and sub-Saharan Africa that are making significant impact locally and globally through their programs supported by The Lemelson Foundation and other funders.

Impact Spotlights

New Curriculum for Invention Education

Nearly 2000 Additional Educators Embrace Invention Education – Ready to Deliver New Curriculum in 2019-2020 School Year

John Madland

Starting Small and Dreaming Big: Profile of Broadcom MASTERS’ 2018 Lemelson Invention Prize Winner

Nest 360°

NEST360° Initiative Harnesses Invention to Solve Global Health Challenges

Featured Grantee Profiles

December 1, 2017

Rice 360°: Engaging engineering students to invent solutions to global health challenges

April 15, 2018

Villgro: Incubating invention-based businesses in India and developing countries

October 15, 2018

WGBH Design Squad Global: Helping student inventors make an impact on the world through engineering