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Sustainable technologies

Groundbreaking inventions help to generate tomorrow's electricity while preserving resources and lowering environmental impact.

The future of medicine

For the past 15 years, medical technologies have been the leading category among patent applications to the European Patent Office.

Research institutes

Discover the most important think tanks across Europe, including numerous winners and finalists of the European Inventor Award.

Simple inventions

Who said that patents have to be based on highly complex principles? Built on incredibly basic - but nevertheless highly effective - scientific premises, some inventions provide answers to the most pressing problems of our time.

Mobile economy

While sales of desktop PCs are declining, smartphones and tablet computers emerge as a booming market. E-book readers are giving printed books a run for their money. What are the inventions fueling this digital revolution?

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