The Technology Innovation Award was specifically designed to recognize individuals from non-academic
institutions who have made either a major
discovery or whose career achievements have resulted in major discoveries which have the potential for making a significant impact on society. Above all, the nominee (or at least the driving force of a team nomination) should be deemed to eventually become a viable candidate for election to one of the National Academies.
Please make sure the nominee qualifies for the following eligibility requirements before proceeding
with the application: (See the 2019 Nomination Guide for additional eligibility guidelines)
Nominees must be continually employed in the
state of Texas for the past two years.
Nominees must be within
25 years from their first full-time industry affiliated position at the end of the year in which the nomination is made.
TAMEST members are not eligible.