Transforming The Culture Of Innovation

with programs that educate, encourage, inspire and recognize academic inventors

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Transforming the culture of innovation

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Our Programs

NAI is committed to the promotion and recognition of academic invention. We are also focused on providing resources to connect Academy Members to our global network and the tools to aid the path of discovery. In addition, the Academy seeks to mentor and educate the next generation of innovators. See our suite of resources below.

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IP Curriculum

IP Curriculum

IP Curriculum
Scholar Share Series (Webinar

ScholarShare Webinar Series

Scholar Share Series (Webinar



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Nominate A Fellow

NAI Fellowship is the highest professional distinction awarded academic inventors.

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Nominate a Senior Member

Senior Members are active faculty, scientists, and administrators with success in patents, licensing, and the commercialization of new technologies.

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Establish a Chapter

NAI Chapters provide a grass roots infrastructure to advance the goals and mission of NAI in their communities.

Establish a Chapter

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Member Benefit

Membership with the National Academy of Inventors offers a unique opportunity to be part of growing global network of academic inventors.

Institutional Membership is available to universities as well as non-profit institutes and government agencies.

Individual membership is available to NAI Fellows, Senior Members, and those who join NAI Chapters.