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Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2015 open

The European Patent Office (EPO) is now calling for submissions of nominations for the European Inventor Award 2015. The award pays tribute to exceptional inventors who make a real contribution to social and technological progress and economic growth in Europe.


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President Battistelli's speech at the Symposium, 17 October 2013, Munich, Germany


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