The Ibrahim Janajreh Young Innovator Award was established in 2005 to recognize successful South Carolina programs that engage, encourage and acknowledge young people in the areas of science, technology, math and innovation.

The award is named in honor of the memory and ideals of Dr. Ibrahim Janajreh.  A brilliant scientist and unique individual, Dr. Janajreh was an important part of Michelin for more than 15 years, served on the InnoVision Advisory Board of Directors for three years, and received an Innovision Award in 2000.