Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2016 are now open

Rewarding the outstanding inventors from around the world; people from industry, research institutes, IP associations and universities, as well as the general public can nominate themselves or put forward a nominee for the following categories:

Industry: for outstanding and successful technologies patented by large European companies

SMEs: for exceptional inventions at small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

Research: for pioneering inventors working at universities or research institutes

Lifetime Achievement: honouring the long-term contribution of an individual European inventor

Non-European Countries: for all inventors who are not European nationals but have been granted a European patent

Submission deadline: 141015