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News article29 May 2023European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency1 min read

EPO Announces: 2023 Young Inventors Prize Finalists

Young Inventors Prize recognises initiatives developed by young inventors (aged 30 and under). Open to innovators worldwide, the Young Inventors Prize celebrates solution that work towards the United Nations Sustainable development goals. A granted European patent is not a prerequisite and we reward the winner with EUR 20 000.  The second and third placed finalists receive EUR 10 000 and EUR 5 000 respectively.  

The European Patent Office (EPO) has revealed three finalists for the 2023 Young Inventors Prize, shortly after the announcement of the European Inventor Award finalists. The Prize will honour a researcher working to reduce educational inequality, a student fighting the microplastics problem, and a conservationist on an attempt to protect lions.

The winners will be revealed during the European Inventor Award ceremony streamed from Valencia on Tuesday, 4 July at 12.00 CET.

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