By encouraging scientific discovery, the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame supports a culture of creativity that fuels innovation, drives economic growth, and encourages investment in Florida.
Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is proud to partner with the University of South Florida as the official state affiliate for The Henry Ford’s Invention Convention Worldwide. Starting in the spring of 2025, students from around the state will have the opportunity to come to USF to showcase their inventive projects, compete for awards and potentially advance to the national competition in Dearborn, MI. For more information, stay tuned at IGNITE.
Inventors on Florida Road Trip
See the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame featured on the Inventors edition of Florida Road Trip, where you’ll meet inventors and innovators with ties to Florida. From learning about the origins of refrigeration — to Wi-Fi to Gatorade to one of the most licensed technologies for NASA. Each innovation has a backstory.
Florida is a nexus of invention in the United States, where top tier research universities, NASA Kennedy Space Center, U.S. Military Special Operations Command, and a prolific entrepreneur network, among other factors, come together to create a flourishing innovation ecosystem.
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is a state-wide initiative dedicated to honoring and celebrating Florida inventors whose achievements have significantly advanced the quality of life for all Americans.