Classroom Standing Desk Creator Receives 2018 Innovation Award

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TTC-innovation-award.jpgBy Texas A&M University Research Communications

Texas A&M Technology Commercialization (TTC) presented its 2018 Innovation Award to a Texas A&M University associate professor whose ergonomically-designed standing desks are used by more than 100,000 school children around the world.

Given during TTC’s annual Patent and Innovation Awards Luncheon at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center in the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M on May 17, the award recognizes researchers whose work exemplifies the spirit of innovation within The Texas A&M University System.

Fifty-eight Patent Awards went to 48 faculty members and other researchers from the A&M System whose inventions received protection from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office during 2017. The honorees represent Texas A&M, the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Dallas-based law firm Winstead served as the event’s underwriting sponsor.

Since 2006, Texas A&M has formally incorporated commercialization into the criteria…

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