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Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2013 are now open and anyone can have their say as we attempt to seek out the finest inventors.

EPO's European Inventor Award 2012 goes to outstanding inventors from Germany, France, Denmark and Australia

Pioneers in laser eye surgery, hearing-aid devices, fuel cells, hepatitis B treatment and wireless communication honoured in Copenhagen.

Call renewed to improve the environment for Europe's inventors

Speaking at a press conference today in Copenhagen on the occasion of the European Inventor Award 2012, EPO President Benoît Battistelli highlighted Europe's innovation potential, and the need to better support inventors by introducing the planned unitary patent.

European Inventor Award on Euronews

European TV station Euronews will broadcast the first in a series of programmes about the European Inventor Award tonight at 20.50 hrs CET. The first one looks at French nominees Gilles Gosselin, Jean-Louis Imbach and Marti L. Bryant, who developed a potent drug to fight hepatitis B.

Fifteen outstanding inventors nominated for European Inventor Award

The fifteen finalists cover the fields of medical technology and medicine, telecommunications, wastewater treatment, battery recycling, energy storage and environment, clothing, laser technology, railway manufacturing and construction.

The significance of the European Inventor Award

Hear what a winner and a nominee have to say about the lasting value of the EPO's awards.

European Inventor films win three Master Class awards

The jury at this year's Corporate Media Awards praised the European Patent Office for its fifteen films on the European Inventor Award 2011, which were "first-rate films of the highest quality, a prime example of successful communication between specialists and the general public".

Looking for Europe's most innovative inventors

The public nomination phase for the European Inventor Award 2012 is now open. Anyone can join in the search for Europe's finest inventors.

Honouring outstanding inventors

The European Inventor Award 2011 goes to pioneers in medical research and implant technology, clean energy, construction and water purification

European Inventor Award on Euronews

The multi-lingual TV channel shows the first of a series on the European Inventor Award nominees at 19.45hrs CET tonight.

Nominees for the European Inventor Award 2011 announced

Europe's most prestigious innovation prize will be presented in five categories on 19 May in Budapest. With their talent for innovation, Europe's inventors benefit society as a whole, says EPO President Benoît Battistelli.


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