National Innovation Day - February 16
Fri, Feb 16, 2024

National Innovation Day

On February 15, National Innovation Day is celebrated every year. Professional holiday of inventors and innovators and those who seek to improve, modernize, invent new technologies. In a word, the culprits of the celebration are creative people who show creativity in different spheres. Innovations allow society to develop and contribute to scientific and technological progress. Thanks to the improvement of technology, society is rapidly moving forward. Innovation fosters creative thinking.


This holiday was established at the Institute for the History of Science.  The initiative was first supported by the Society of the Chemical Industry. Since then, these two organizations annually think over the plan of events dedicated to National Innovation Day. The main task of the holiday is to attract people’s attention to those who are not just engaged in production, but are trying to go forward and constantly improve the existing achievements of science and technology.

This day not only congratulates modern innovators, but also honors those who have been engaged in innovation before. In memory of the great inventors, innovators, solemn events and conferences are held.

Interesting facts

  • If people weren’t creative, they would still be living in the Stone Age.
  • Most often, innovations are introduced by lazy people who want to get the job done with as little effort as possible.
  • To become an innovator, you need to cultivate creative thinking, for this you need to follow the novelties in the field of music, art, cinema.
  • Anyone can become an innovator, the main thing is desire.

How to celebrate

In order to celebrate the day of innovation, it is enough to come up with something new and interesting, something that did not exist before. It can be not only a discovery or invention, but also a poem or a new creative video. The main thing is a sincere desire to create something new. A good option for classes on this day is to read a book about outstanding inventors and innovators of the past, for example, about those who at different times received the Nobel Prize. In order for innovation to be successful, you need to sincerely want to change the world for the better, and then everything will work out.

When is National Innovation Day celebrated in 2024?

National Innovation Day is observed on February 16 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Friday February 16 2024
Sunday February 16 2025
Monday February 16 2026
Tuesday February 16 2027