The Lemelson Foundation: Tinkerers Saving the World

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The Lemelson Foundation: Tinkerers Saving the World

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Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 3:15pm

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Remember the kids who took apart broken machines--tape recorders, telephones, cuisinarts--in order to experiment with building machines? I knew one who invented a tooth fairy detector. Well, if those child inventors want to tinker when they get to college and graduate school, The Lemelson Foundation wants to make sure that they have the help they need to create new technologies that will save lives and preserve the environment. Through its National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA), The Lemelson Foundation provides small grants to students for the materials they need to create prototypes based on their concepts for new technologies. NCIIA also provides the training and mentoring for students and graduates to take their inventions from the "garage to the marketplace."

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Keywords: Clinton Global Initiative | MassChallenge | National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance | OneBreath | OsmoPure | Robert Lemelson | Solar Ivy | The Lemelson Foundation

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