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

Launched by the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2006, the annual award distinguishes individual inventors and teams of inventors whose pioneering inventions provide answers to some of the biggest challenges of our times.

Honouring the bright minds behind ground-breaking inventions: European Inventor Award 2017 finalists announced

The nominated inventors fight disease, take on some of the most pressing environmental issues and enrich our daily lives.



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