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European Inventor Award

30.6.2014
An extended mandate – confirming the way forward

When I started my term as EPO President on 1 July 2010, I found a situation of stark contrasts. The Office had evolved successfully over the previous decades as a […]

 
09.5.2014
15 outstanding Award finalists revealed

We recently announced the names of the fifteen finalists for the ninth edition of our European Inventor Award. This annual event honours some of the most brilliant minds who have […]

 
31.5.2013
Tribute to our brilliant inventors

The European Inventor Award (EIA) ceremony held in Amsterdam on 28 May was a wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to some of our most creative and inspiring inventors. Many representatives […]

 
25.5.2011
Honouring Europe’s brightest minds

Last Thursday I had the pleasure to host the sixth European Inventor Award ceremony in Budapest, and to enjoy a splendid event dedicated to technological creativity. That is not just […]

 
17.5.2011
Honouring creative and inventive minds

This week, in Budapest, our sixth successive annual European Inventor Award will be presented in recognition of 15 outstanding inventions nominated in five categories (“Industry”, “SMEs”, “Research”, “Non-European countries” and […]