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Welcome to the nomination portal for the National Medal of Technology and Innovation!

Nominations for 2021 are closed.

The National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI) is the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement, bestowed by the president of the United States.

The medal is awarded to individualsteams (up to four individuals), companies or divisions of companies for their outstanding contributions to America’s economic, environmental and social well-being. The award recognizes those who have made lasting contributions to America’s competitiveness, standard of living, and quality of life, and strengthened the nation’s technological workforce.

  • U.S. citizenship is required.
  • Nominations are valid for 3 years.
  • We encourage nominations of candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Nomination guidelines, sample nomination forms, and other resources can be found at www.uspto.gov/nmti.

Watch a webinar answering questions about the nomination process on June 2.

We encourage all nominators to get in touch with the NMTI program staff with your questions. We want to help you submit a quality application.


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