Rutgers, Thomas Jefferson University and UNF Join NAI

Rutgers, Thomas Jefferson University and the University of North Florida have joined the National Academy of Inventors. Founded in 2010, the academy was started to recognize investigators at universities and non-profit research institutes who translate their research findings into inventions that may benefit society.

To join the NAI, an inventor must be affiliated with a Member Institution and be a named inventor on one or more patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In addition to regular membership, honorary membership is recognized. The NAI currently has more than 75 Charter Member Institutions, three international affiliates, and more than 2,000 individual academic inventor members.

The NAI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and edits the multidisciplinary journal Technology and Innovation – Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors®, published by Cognizant Communication Corporation (NY).