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New EPO building in The Hague

EPO opens new premises in The Hague

The new building provides state-of-the-art workspace for some 2 000 staff and enables the EPO to provide even better services to its users, supporting innovation, competitiveness and economic growth across Europe.

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The winners of the European Inventor Award 2018

European Inventor Award 2018

As the announcement of the finalists of the European Inventor Award 2019 draws nearer, we look back at the 2018 winners.

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Patents and self-driving vehicles

Patents and self-driving vehicles

A new EPO study shows that the number of European patent applications related to automated driving has grown 20 times faster than other technologies in recent years.

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