In 2022 the
Award took viewers on a journey through the world of inventing, casting a
spotlight on the ideas and the individuals shaping a brighter future. The
finalists included a professional musician whose new career hits all the right
notes, clinicians combatting cancer, the robotics expert whose patients are
taking a critical step towards healthier lives, young inventors helping us
achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and a Lifetime achievement
laurate whose work may have saved millions of lives. You can re-live the
moment, enter the world of inventing once more and watch the recording on inventoraward.org.
If you know of
an inventor who has a trophy winning idea, why not nominate them for a European
Inventor Award or Young Inventors prize in 2023? The nomination form is now
live and you may submit a proposal on or before Monday, 3 October 2022.
Aimed at innovators 30 and under, the new prize recognises
initiatives that use technology to solve a problem within the United
Nations Sustainable Development Goals framework. The winners and runner up were announced at the
Discover the 2022 winners
The 2022 finalists come from more than a dozen countries around the
world and their inventions span fields ranging from cancer research and
renewable energy, to medical technology and manufacturing. The winners were revealed at the
Award ceremony in June.
EPO Podcast - Talk Innovation
The EPO has launched a new podcast channel called Talk innovation. The channel features interviews with many former finalists and winners of the European Inventor Award and provides a rare glimpse at their latest research, innovation trends, and even inventions used in the fight against coronavirus.