Deadline for Innovators Hall of Fame nominations extended to Dec. 31

The Juneau Economic Development Council and Alaska State Committee for Research (SCoR) have extended nominations for the Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame to Dec. 31, 2019.

The Alaska State Committee for Research (SCoR) created the Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame in 2014 to celebrate and honor outstanding individuals who put Alaska on the map as leaders in innovation, and to contribute to Alaska’s growing culture of innovation.

SCoR invites interested persons to nominate outstanding innovators to be inducted into the Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame. Nominees who are selected by SCoR will be members of the 2020 class and will be inducted at the Innovation Summit held in Juneau on February 26-27, 2020.

Nominees must have been an Alaska resident for at least one year, or have made a significant demonstration of the innovation’s links to Alaska or have conducted research work in Alaska.

There are three ways to nominate a person for election to the SCoR Alaska Innovators 

Hall of Fame:

  1. Complete the online nomination form (innovation and its impact, illustration/photos, nominee and contact information, references and evidence of impact) and submit it with the nominee's full CV, and a personal letter of nomination. Additional letters of support will be accepted.

  2. Nomination packets can be submitted via email to, with subject line "2020 Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame Nomination Packet for [nominee's name]"

  3. All nomination documents, including supporting letters, can be submitted by the nominator in a single packet by mail to SCoR Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame Nomination Committee, c/o University of Alaska Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, P.O. Box 755000, Fairbanks, AK 99775-5000.

For more information, please visit the SCoR website at