Early Career Opportunities Sponsor
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and The Lemelson Foundation
AAAS Invention Ambassadors Program
Through our partnership, we strive to help cultivate a new and diverse generation of inventors and increase global understanding of the role of invention in creating new products and building new businesses, and the importance of inventors and invention education in building economies and fostering innovation. Goals: Celebrate and highlight the importance of invention and inventors. Increase societies’ understanding of the critical role of invention in improving our quality of life. Get more people excited about supporting or becoming inventors.
Help cultivate a new and diverse generation of inventors. Increase global understanding of the role of invention, inventors and invention education and the need for a robust invention ecosystem in building economies and fostering innovation. Heighten awareness of invention’s vital role in addressing the global challenges of our time. Celebrate inventors who insist on improving and sustaining our earth’s environment. To best meet the goals and objectives of the program, AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassadors concentrate their efforts on:
1. Influencing and informing public policy, including but not limited to federal and university policies
2. Highlighting the importance of and necessary ingredients for creating/inspiring talent. These are accomplished through: 1. Events, such as conferences, workshops, Ambassadors talks; 2. Products, such as articles and videos.
Program Eligibility / Requirements
Fellowship Amount (max, if range)
High profile coverage and engagement