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European Inventor Award 2015 winners

European Inventor Award 2016 finalists

The EPO has announced the 15 inventors short-listed for this prestigious prize – pioneers in a range of areas from automotive safety and communications to environment and medical technology.

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Annual Results 2015

Annual results 2015

Patent applications at the EPO grew by 4.8% last year, reaching a new record high. The top countries of origin were the US, Germany, Japan, France and the Netherlands.

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Climate Change Mitigation Technologies in Europe

Inventions in CCMT growing strongly

A new report published by the EPO and the UNEP shows that the number of inventions in climate change mitigation technologies worldwide has increased almost fivefold between 1995 and 2011.

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