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.

News Releases
May 14, 2010

Portland, Ore. – Kudos to this year's Oregon MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement) teams from Franklin High School and Ockley Green Middle School for taking the top honors at this year's Oregon MESA Day. The two teams will represent Oregon MESA at the 2010 MESA USA National Engineering Design Challenge held at the University of Colorado Denver campus on June 24-27.