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Browse Journeys of Innovation articles featuring NMTI laureates
The National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI) is the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement on America's leading innovations. Find inspiration from the journeys of the greatest contributors to American technological innovation. Read about the challenges they faced to make their innovation a reality, how they overcame them, and how their ideas have impacted society. These stories also emphasize the importance of creating and protecting intellectual property, and the critical role it plays in technological advancement.
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Highly regarded as an acoustic scientist, inventor Jim West is also a devoted mentor and advocate of diversity in STEM. Full Story >
Insights from the first American woman to win the Nobel prize in chemistry. Full Story >
Two trailblazing innovators share insights on science, life in the lab, and beyond. Full Story >