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September 9, 2009

Add another accolade to the growing list about Ecovative, the company that is using mushrooms and other organic materials for a drop-in replacement to styrofoam. The company, recently highlighted in Popular Science, was last week featured on CNN.com's "Young People Who Rock" blog as well as on a CNN.com Live Interview with 24-year-old founders/innovators Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre.

News Releases
September 9, 2009

Among the winners announced today for The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards was recent Lemelson-MIT Sustainability winner Joel Selanikio and his company DataDyne. The nonprofit was picked from more than 500 entries for their free EpiSurveyor software that helps health care officials in developing countries use mobile devices to collect data on immunization rates, vaccine supplies and other health-care related information.

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August 18, 2009

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) has announced a limited number of $500 stipends are available for expenses related to developing biomedical innovations for participation in the BMEidea competition. The deadline for stipend applications is November 6, 2009.

News Releases
August 11, 2009

The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) has announced a limited number of $500 stipends are available for expenses related to developing biomedical innovations for participation in the BMEidea competition. The deadline for stipend applications is November 6, 2009.

News Releases
August 1, 2009

With the understanding that the possibilities of geothermal technology have not yet been fully realized and the intent of addressing energy security, the Foundation for Geothermal Innovation (FGI) and the Lemelson Foundation have released initial findings defining the technical criteria for a critical new generation of geothermal pumps.

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July 1, 2009

To celebrate National Inventors Month in August, Inventors Digest announced a contest giving away a laptop computer to a US middle and high school student for an 500 word or less essay on what technology, tool, product or services will shape our lives in 50 years (and why).

News Releases
April 27, 2009

When it comes to solving complex problems, Geoffrey von Maltzahn, MIT graduate student and biomedical engineer, looks to nature for solutions. Finding inspiration in systems that evolution has produced, von Maltzahn is currently helping to tackle one of society’s biggest challenges: improving tumor detection and therapeutic delivery in order to boost the survival rate of cancer patients.

News Releases
February 11, 2009

Now that the first day of Tech4Society is over, it's a good chance to take a look at some of the news stories and blog posts coming out of Hyderabad today and the days leading up to the event.

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