Organizations and Grants
of Engineering Societies
An organization representing the interests of engineers and
dedicated to improving public awareness of the profession.
for Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics)
A science, engineering and math advocacy mentoring program
that partners mentors with girls 6-12 yrs. old.
A small grant program supported by the California Energy Commission
that provides up to $75,000 to conduct research for innovative
energy concepts in California.
Collegiate Inventors Competition
International competition awarding cash prizes to the year's
most outstanding innoviations, discoveries and research by
The DaVinci Institute
An overview of the DaVinci Institute, a non-profit think tank in Colorado, dedicated to creating the future through tangible results, one invention at a time
in a Microgravity Environment
A NASA sponsored competition, in which students compete for
a chance to conduct experiments in a microgravity experiment
at the NASA Glen Research Center in Cleveland, OH.
Women Inventors and Innovators Network
GWIIN is an international organization that celebrates exceptional
inventions and innovations by women. This site includes information
about its annual conference, and its award winners and their
Inspiring and informative invention site from the National
Inventors Hall of Fame.
Association of New England
A group of New England based inventors providing guidance
for other area inventors.
MIT $100K Entrepreneurship
An MIT competition that awards $100,000 to outstanding teams
of student entrepreneurs who submitted business plans for
new ventures showing significant business potential.
The MIT Enterprise Forum educates entrepreneurs about new
ventures and early-stage management through a series of executive
National Academy of Engineering
The National Academy of Engineering salutes leaders in engineering for their lifetime dedication to their field and their commitment to advancing the human condition through great engineering achievement and/or through innovation in engineering and technology education.
United States government agency devoted to promoting the progress
of science and discovery via funding opportunities and resources.
National Academy of Engineering site to promote and explore
The UIA is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership
and support to inventor groups and independent inventors,
as well as those who support the inventor community. This
is a comprehensive site that really covers all aspects of
the invention process.
of Energy: Inventions & Innovation
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Inventions and Innovation
(I&I) offers financial & technical support to inventors
& businesses for promising energy-saving concepts &
(Women in Technology International)
An empowering organization for leading women in technology,
featuring a Web "Hall of Fame" and the online magazine
The non-profit organization, Young Inventors International,
provides resources to help bring new ideas and technologies
to the market, for a network of innovators under the age of
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