Prêmio Lemelson–MIT

A Fundação Lemelson concede anualmente diversos prêmios nos Estados Unidos. O mais significativo deles é o Prêmio Lemelson–MIT (em inglês: Lemelson-MIT Prize), estabelecido em 1994 por Jerome H. Lemelson, administrado pelo Instituto de Tecnologia de Massachusetts. O laureado recebe 500 mil dólares, o que o torna a maior premiação financeira para invenção dos Estados Unidos.


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  • Stanley Norman Cohen (Co-recipient, Lemelson-MIT Prize) for the development of methods to combine and transplant genes.
  • Herbert Boyer (Co-recipient, Lemelson-MIT Prize) for the development of methods to combine and transplant genes.
  • Wilson Greatbatch (Lemelson-MIT Lifetime Achievement Award) for the development of batteries for the early implantable cardiac pacemakers.
  • David Levy (Lemelson-MIT Student Prize)

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  • Douglas Engelbart (Lemelson-MIT Prize) for his invention of the computer mouse.
  • Gertrude Elion (Lemelson-MIT Lifetime Achievement Award) for the following inventions:
    • 6-mercaptopurine (Purinethol), the first treatment for leukemia.
    • azathioprine (Imuran), the first immuno-suppressive agent, used for organ transplants.
    • allopurinol (Zyloprim), for gout.
    • pyrimethamine (Daraprim), for malaria.
    • trimethoprim (Septra), for meningitis, septicemia, and bacterial infections of the urinary and respiratory tracts.
    • acyclovir (Zovirax), for viral herpes.
  • Nathan Kane (Lemelson-MIT Student Prize)

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  • Robert Langer (Lemelson-MIT Prize)
  • Jacob Rabinow (Lemelson-MIT Lifetime Achievement Award) for the first disc-shaped magnetic storage media for computers, the magnetic particle clutch, the first straight-line phonograph, the first self-regulating clock, and a "reading machine" which was the first to use the "best match" principle.
  • Akhil Madhani (Lemelson-MIT Student Prize)

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  • Woody Norris (Lemelson-MIT Prize) for his invention of a hypersonic sound system, which allows sound to be focused with laser-like precision.
  • Robert Heath Dennard (Lemelson-MIT Lifetime Achievement Award)
  • David Berry (Lemelson-MIT Student Prize)

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  • Carolyn Bertozzi (Lemelson–MIT Prize)
  • BP Agrawal (Lemelson–MIT Award for Sustainability)

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Ligações externasEditar


  1. «Stanford professor wins $500G MIT invention prize». Fox News. 7 de abril de 2010. Consultado em 5 de junho de 2012 
  2. Rob Matheson, Angela Belcher wins $500,000 Lemelson–MIT Prize, MIT News, June 4th, 2013.
  3. «Inventor Creates First Mass-Produced Low-Cost, Eco-Friendly Battery; Awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize». Lemelson-MIT Program. Consultado em 16 de setembro de 2015 
  4. Pokharel, Krishna. «India-Born MIT Scientist Wins a $500,000 Prize for Invention». WSJ. Consultado em 19 de outubro de 2016