T&I Press Releases

Press Releases

Technologies for Disabilities

Tampa, Fla. (Nov 28, 2018) – Technology & Innovation (T&I), journal of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), has released a new special topic issue titled “Technologies for Disabilities.”


The Invention Gender Gap

Tampa, Fla. (July 16, 2018) – Special topic issue explores the gender gap between men and women in inventorship, analyzing its causes, evaluating current efforts to address it, and suggesting new ideas to eliminate this disparity.


Pillars of Innovation

Tampa, Fla. (February 20, 2018) – The Sixth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors highlighted academic innovators foiling online child pornographers, restoring sight to blind patients, and creating materials of the future.


Universities drive innovation in the classroom

Tampa, Fla. (October 27, 2017) – Innovation is the lifeblood of productive societies, and universities play a vital role in seeding and growing innovations.


Creating the engineer of 2020: Innovation at Eindhoven University of Technology

Tampa, Fla. (October 27, 2017) – Engineering education is chronically challenged by dynamics in information technology, work environments, and the public’s perception of the engineer’s role in society. Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands has risen to this challenge, redesigning its entire undergraduate program in an effort to meet the demands of the 21st century engineering profession.


How Universities Are Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Tampa, Fla. (July 7, 2017) – The next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs are being formed at U.S. universities. Exactly what are these universities doing to ensure that these students and faculty will be successful in their innovation and entrepreneurship endeavors? As it turns out, they’re doing a lot.


Building on the Foundations of Innovation

Tampa, Fla. (Mar. 10, 2017) – The new issue of Technology and Innovation, Journal of the National Academy of Inventors® (18:4) (Full Text) highlights papers from the Fifth Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI): “Building on the Foundations of Innovation.” The NAI Annual Conference, held last year on April 14 and 15, 2016, in Washington, DC, provides an annual forum for celebrating academic invention and inventors, recognizing and encouraging invention, and enhancing the visibility of university and non-profit research. This issue contains a special conference section and a general section.


University investment in technology transfer start-ups benefits both the university and the community

Tampa, Fla. (Mar. 10, 2017) – When universities engage in technology transfer, the process of commercializing the innovations and inventions of academic faculty members, “seed capital” to fund start-up companies often comes from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from outside of the university system. These necessary funds have far-reaching effects and benefits; however, additional benefits, both for the community and the institution, can be realized when the seed capital comes from the innovation and invention-founding academic institutions. “University Seed Capital Programs: Benefits Beyond the Loan,” a paper outlining these benefits, has been published in the current issue of Technology and Innovation, Journal of the National Academy of Inventors® (Full Text).


What is innovation, and how can we awaken its dormant traits and cultivate them?

Tampa, Fla. (Mar. 10, 2017) – What innovation is and how it can be cultivated are two of the compelling questions raised in a paper exploring the potential for fostering innovation in students in the new issue of Technology and Innovation, Journal of the National Academy of Inventors® (Full Text)


What is innovation, and how can we awaken its dormant traits and cultivate them?

Tampa, Fla. (Mar. 10, 2017) – What innovation is and how it can be cultivated are two of the compelling questions raised in a paper exploring the potential for fostering innovation in students in the new issue of Technology and Innovation, Journal of the National Academy of Inventors® (Full Text)


Calls for Papers

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