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Profiles of 2009 Lemelson-MIT winners and more on MIT TechTV
June 1, 2009

MIT TechTV, a video-sharing website for the MIT community, features a variety of videos about the Lemelson-MIT program, including this Program Overview:

In late June, the L-MIT Program hosted it's 2009 EurekaFest, an annual celebration of inventions and innovation which featured high school InvenTeams as well as speeches by the winners of the 2009 Lemelson-MIT Prizes. For those who missed it, MIT TechTV now has a number of videos footage from EurekaFest 2009, including:

About the Lemelson-MIT Program

The Lemelson-MIT Program recognizes outstanding inventors, encourages sustainable new solutions to real-world problems, and enables and inspires young people to pursue creative lives and careers through invention.

Jerome H. Lemelson, one of U.S. history’s most prolific inventors, and his wife Dorothy founded the Lemelson-MIT Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994. It is funded by The Lemelson Foundation. The Foundation’s programs in the U.S and developing countries recognize and celebrate accomplished inventors; provide financial and mentoring support to grassroots inventors; offer hands-on opportunities that enable young people to develop their budding scientific curiosity; and disseminate technologies that improve people’s lives.

For more information about the Lemelson-MIT Program, visit http://web.mit.edu/invent