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2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition for undergraduate and graduate students due June 16th


The CIC is an annual program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation. The presenting sponsors of this year’s Competition are the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Abbott Fund. The Competition seeks to shine a spotlight on deserving researchers and innovators early in their careers in an effort to provide support and inspiration to those who have tremendous potential to make the world healthier, the economy stronger, and the planet safer.

You can find an informational brochure on the 2009 Competition at: (6mb—may take a few mintues to open)
You can find more information on the program and download the application at

If you have questions about the application process and/or the eligibility requirements you may contact me directly at (800) 968-4332, ext. 6951. I hope you will decide to submit an application. Also, I encourage you to share information on the program with colleagues at other colleges and universities who are engaged in novel and interesting areas of research.

Best regards,
Joyce A. Ward
Director of Program Support and Intellectual Property
National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation/Collegiate Inventors Competition (Washington Metro Area Office)
Phone (703) 706-0081 or (800) 968-4332, ext. 6951
Fax (703) 706-0088