European Inventor Award


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European Inventor Award

Rino Rappuoli

Winners announced

Exceptional inventors from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Morocco, the Netherlands, Spain, and the US receive European Inventor Award 2017 at ceremony in Venice


The nomination period for the European Inventor Award 2018 closed on 16 October 2017. Thank you for submitting your nominations for the 2018 Award! We will be announcing the finalists in April 2018.

Past finalists

If you're not sure whether your favourite inventor has already been honoured, check our past finalists section.

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