2016 R&D 100 Awards Submissions Now Open!
Submit your latest product today and capture the prestige and momentum created by winning an R&D 100 Award!
Now in its 54th year of honoring the very best in technology innovation, the R&D 100 Awards are your opportunity to:
- take your place among the leaders in innovation on a global stage
- honor your team for developing one of the most noteworthy and significant new products/services of the past 12 months
- gain a significant marketing boost from the award recognized as the "Oscars of Invention"
- maximize the investment of time and resources you have made to develop and launch your product
be part of a program that has honored many of the leading minds in invention, including Dean Kamen, Elon Musk, Larry Page, Buzz Aldrin, astronaut Scott J. Kelly, Kary Mullis, and Hugh Herr
Submissions Close: April 15, 2016
And mark your calendar to join us for the
2016 R&D 100 Awards & Technology Conference:
2015 Innovation Hall Participants
R&D 100 Award Videos
Astronaut Scott Kelly, The R&D Magazine 2015 Scientist of the Year
Science and technology industry leaders watched with rapt attention as Astronaut Scott Kelly accepted the R&D Magazine Scientist of the Year Award from his perch in the International Space Station (ISS) above the Earth.
The video acceptance speech riveted the audience as Kelly thanked R&D Magazine for this special award and explained the International Space Station (ISS) Year in Space mission. Watch Scott Kelly's acceptance speech here.
2015 Conference Keynotes
The R&D 100 Awards & Technology Conference is pleased to announce Dean Kamen and Thom Mason as keynote speakers for the 2015 conference.
Dean Kamen is an inventor, entrepreneur, and advocate for science and technology. He holds more than 440 U.S. and foreign patents, many of them for innovative medical devices that have expanded the frontiers of health care worldwide. Dean’s research has led to a number of ground-breaking technology innovations, including the Segway® Human Transporter.
Thom Mason (B.S. in physics, Dalhousie University; Ph.D. in condensed matter sciences, McMaster University) is director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Thom joined ORNL in 1998 as Scientific Director for the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) project. He was named Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for SNS in 2001 and ALD for Neutron Sciences in 2006.