National Medal of Technology's Call for Nominations 2007, 9517-9518 [E7-3631]

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If you know of a candidate who has made an outstanding, lasting contribution to the economy through technology, you may obtain a nomination form from: http:// www.technology.gov/medal. DATES: The deadline for submission of an application is May 31, 2007. ADDRESSES: The NMT Nomination form for the year 2007 may be obtained by visiting the Web site at http:// www.technology.gov/medal. Please return the completed application to the National Medal of Technology Program at: NMT@technology.gov or by mail to: Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4824, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: NMT@technology.gov or call the Technology Administration at 202/482– 1575. E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 9518 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 41 / Friday, March 2, 2007 / Notices The National Medal of Technology is the highest honor awarded by the President of the United States to America’s leading innovators. Enacted by statute in 1980, the Medal of Technology was first awarded in 1985. The Medal is given to individuals, teams, or companies who have improved the American economy and quality of life by their outstanding contributions through technology. The primary purpose of the National Medal of Technology is to recognize American innovators whose vision, creativity, and brilliance in moving ideas to market have had a profound and lasting impact on our economy and way of life. The Medal highlights the national importance of fostering technological innovation based upon solid science, resulting in commercially successful products and services. Eligibility And Criteria: Information on eligibility and nomination criteria is provided on the Nominations Guidelines Form at http:// www.technology.gov/medal. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 41 (Friday, March 2, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-3631]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Technology Administration

[Docket No.: 070208027-7028-01]


National Medal of Technology's Call for Nominations 2007

AGENCY: Technology Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce's Technology Administration is 
accepting nominations for its National Medal of Technology (NMT) 2007 
program.
    Established by statute in 1980, the President of the United States 
awards the National Medal of Technology to our Nation's leading 
innovators. If you know of a candidate who has made an outstanding, 
lasting contribution to the economy through technology, you may obtain 
a nomination form from: http://www.technology.gov/medal.

DATES: The deadline for submission of an application is May 31, 2007.

ADDRESSES: The NMT Nomination form for the year 2007 may be obtained by 
visiting the Web site at http://www.technology.gov/medal. Please return 
the completed application to the National Medal of Technology Program 
at: NMT@technology.gov or by mail to: Technology Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4824, 
Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: NMT@technology.gov or call the 
Technology Administration at 202/482-1575.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Medal of Technology is the 
highest honor awarded by the President of the United States to 
America's leading innovators. Enacted by statute in 1980, the Medal of 
Technology was first awarded in 1985. The Medal is given to 
individuals, teams, or companies who have improved the American economy 
and quality of life by their outstanding contributions through 
technology.
    The primary purpose of the National Medal of Technology is to 
recognize American innovators whose vision, creativity, and brilliance 
in moving ideas to market have had a profound and lasting impact on our 
economy and way of life. The Medal highlights the national importance 
of fostering technological innovation based upon solid science, 
resulting in commercially successful products and services.
    Eligibility And Criteria: Information on eligibility and nomination 
criteria is provided on the Nominations Guidelines Form at http://
www.technology.gov/medal. Applicants that do not have internet access 
should contact Connie Chang, Research Director, Technology 
Administration at the email address or telephone number above to 
request this information.

    Dated: February 23, 2007.
Robert Cresanti,
Under Secretary for Technology.
[FR Doc. E7-3631 Filed 3-1-07; 8:45 am]
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