Honoring the Greatest Florida Inventors

Inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame has inducted 58 notable inventors who collectively hold over 4,000 patents with untold economic and societal impact.

Inductees are selected annually through a nomination process open to all inventors (living or deceased) in the state of Florida. The nominations are reviewed by a Selection Committee made up of distinguished experts in relevant fields of innovation. Inventors who are inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame are recognized at an annual ceremony, where their achievements are honored and their influence on society acknowledged and celebrated.

Quick Facts

  • 58 Inductees
  • Collectively hold 4,001 patents
  • 2 Inductees are Nobel Laureates
  • 9 Inductees are Members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine; and/or the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • 26 Inductees are Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
  • 8 Inductees are also Inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame
  • 2 Inductees have received the National Medal of Science

Meet our current class of Inductees

The 2021 Inductees and the 2020 Inductees will be honored at the Seventh Annual Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala in the Fall of 2021 in Tampa, Florida.

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