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Teams of all ages, genders, backgrounds, and places develop BRAND NEW ideas in a weekend invent-a-thon. 48 hours to plan, prototype and pitch an idea for prizes and licensing potential.

It is a valuable resource for anyone and everyone to gain insight into the innovation community.

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The Ultimate Inventor Resource:

Honoring the Greatest Innovators

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(Contributor Article: Laura Leibman, NIHF) The National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) honors the men and women whose patented inventions have changed our world.  They recognize the enduring legacies of…

Generating Water From Thin Air

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Did you know there is more water in our atmosphere, than in all our rivers combined? With over 780 million people who are facing water scarcity including contamination, lack of…

The Innovation Generation Contest

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How would you like a brand new makerspace at your school? Now is YOUR chance to vote for the school you think deserves a makerspace. Thanks to Discovery Education and...

Build It with SnS Design

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Nisha Sawhney, CEO of  SnS Design, and her talented team took a winning product from season 2, The DrinkSlinger, and had it re-designed into a more viable, market-to-shelf, product.  SnS Design is…

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