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IBM Wins National Medal of Technology and Innovation
Stuttgart, (PresseBox) - President Obama today named IBM as a recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for its invention of the Blue Gene family of supercomputers. Along with the National Medal of Science, this is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on scientists, engineers, and inventors. The recipients will receive their awards on October 7 at a White House ceremony. The National Medal of Technology and Innovation recognizes individuals or companies for their outstanding contributions to the promotion of technology for the improvement of the economic, environmental, or social well-being of the United States.