Categories & Prizes
Applicants submit their inventions in categories that represent significant sectors of the economy that could be reimagined and improved through invention.
$10K to the winning undergraduate team in each category.
National media campaign and exposure to investment and business communities.
A paid trip to an awards celebration.
Update to the Student Prize
The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize has unfortunately been suspended until further notice. Please check back on this site for any possible updates in the future. While we regret that we are unable to offer the Student Prize, we did want to draw your attention to the many other prizes and awards for student inventors below.
2017 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize winner