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Exceptional inventors receive European Inventor Award 2016 at ceremony in Lisbon

Now in its 11th year, the award is presented annually by the EPO to recognise outstanding inventors from Europe and around the world, who have made an exceptional contribution to social development, technological progress and economic growth.

EPO announces 15 pioneering finalists for European Inventor Award 2016

The 15 finalists for the European Inventor Award 2016, announced today by the EPO, have advanced technology, and helped generate economic value and employment in Europe and around the world.

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