The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced 15 pioneering finalists for this year’s European Inventor Award.
In its 11th edition, EPO once again honours scientists, researchers and engineers who contributed to the world’s technological progress, social development and economic growth with their patented inventions. The awards are given in the five following categories, where three finalists in each have been revealed:
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
In addition to the winners in each category, the public will also select the winner of the Popular Prize by online voting in the run-up to the ceremony.
The EPO European Inventor Award 2016 ceremony will be held on June 9th in Lisbon, Portugal with the participation of prominent representatives from politics, business, science and industry.
For more information about the awards and this year's finalists, check EPO's dedicated pages on the European Inventor Awards here.