Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit a nomination for this year's event. We are excited to reveal the finalists for the 2022 European Inventor Award. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on 21 June 2022 at 12.00 hrs CEST.
To outstanding and successful inventors whose inventions have been patented by large European companies
To pioneering inventors working at universities or research institutes
To outstanding inventors from outside the EPO's 38 member states who have been granted a European patent
To exceptional inventors at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
Honouring the incredible, long-term contribution of a European inventor over the span of their entire career
Recognises initiatives that use technology to address a sustainability issue. This global prize is open to all innovators up to the age of 30.