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$100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation

The Lemelson-MIT Awards recognize the profound impact that inventors can have on economic and social well-being; they include the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize, $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation, and $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize.

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Martin Fisher, 2008 $100,000 Lemels...

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Martin Fisher is co-founder of the non-profit social enterprise KickStart. To date, Fisher’s low-cost irrigation pumps and innovative business model have helped to lift nearly 80 percent of his customers – poor African farmers – out of ...

Lee Lynd, 2007 $100,000 Lemelson-MI...

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Dartmouth College Engineering Professor and Mascoma co-founder Lee Lynd received the inaugural $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability in 2007. Lynd was honored for his inventive achievements and research into alternative fuels.

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