The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) is a member organization comprising U.S. and international universities and governmental and nonprofit research institutes. The NAI was founded in 2010 to:
- Recognize and encourage inventors with patents issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Enhances the visibility of university and non-profit research institute technology and academic innovation
- Encourage the disclosure of intellectual property
- Educate and mentor innovative students
- Translate the inventions of its members to benefit society
The NAI also recognizes individual academic inventors who have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society through its Fellows Program and its Senior Member Program.
Membership in the NAI is available through local university and nonprofit research institute chapters only. Faculty and staff interested in joining MU’s chapter must have at least one patent issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Search lists of Fellows and Senior Members.
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Last Updated: March 30, 2021