European Inventor Award 2017 Nominations Open 03 August 2016

European Inventor Award 2017 Nominations Open 03 August 2016 - Call , Researcher

Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2017 are now open.

​The Award recognises outstanding inventors from around the world, from all technical fields and backgrounds. People from industry, research institutes, IP associations and universities, as well as the general public, are all welcome to make to nominate inventors in the following categories:

  • Industry: for outstanding and successful technologies patented by large European companies;
  • Research: for pioneering inventors working at universities or research institutes;
  • SMEs: for exceptional inventions at small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs);
  • Non-European countries: for all inventors who are not European nationals but have been granted a European patent; and
  • Lifetime achievement: honouring the long-term contribution of an individual European inventor.

Deadline for submissions is 12 October 2016 and the winners will be selected by an independent international jury, which will evaluate innovations on their technological originality, as well as the economic and social impact.

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