TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2016) – The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the 2017 class of inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for the state and the nation. The deadline for submitting nominations is February 15, 2017. To nominate an individual, visit http://www.floridainvents.org/ for instructions and access to the nomination portal.
Nomination to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is open to all Florida Inventors living or deceased, who have an affiliation with or connection to Florida. The nominee must be a named inventor on a patent issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The impact of the inventor and his or her invention should be significant to society as a whole, and the invention should have been commercialized, utilized, or led to important innovations. No self-nominations will be accepted.
Honorees will be selected by a Selection Committee comprising distinguished leaders in Florida. Inventors elected to the Hall of Fame will be inducted at the Fourth Annual Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala, to be held on the evening of September 15, 2017, at the Hilton Tampa Downtown.
For questions or assistance with any aspect of the nomination process, please contact Holly Behrend firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information is at www.FloridaInvents.org or contact info@FloridaInvents.org.
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (FIHF) recognizes and commends Florida inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for Floridians, the state and the nation. Founded in 2013 and housed in the USF Research Park in Tampa, FIHF was recognized by Florida Senate Resolution 1756 in April of 2014. FIHF encourages individuals of all ages and backgrounds to strive toward the betterment of Florida and society through continuous, groundbreaking innovation, and, by commending the incredible scientific work being accomplished in the state, to further the growth of Florida’s innovation sector. FloridaInvents.org
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