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Browse Journeys of Innovation articles featuring NIHF inductees
The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) inductees are visionaries whose patented inventions have changed the world. Find inspiration from their journeys as inventors and entrepreneurs—what led them to their breakthroughs, the challenges they faced to take their ideas to fruition, and how their inventions have impacted society. Also learn about young inventors who were inspired by NIHF inductees after learning about them at Camp Invention and by meeting and interacting with them through the Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC). These stories emphasize the importance of creating and protecting intellectual property, and the critical role it plays in innovation and ingenuity.
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