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News article15 May 2023European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency1 min read

European Inventor Award 2023: EPO Announces This Year's Finalists

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced the 12 inventors and inventor teams selected as finalists for the 2023 European Inventor Award. The winners will be revealed at a ceremony streamed from Valencia on 4 July.

The finalists in the four categories "Industry", "Research", "SMEs" and "Non-EU Countries" use innovation to tackle challenges and demonstrate how patents can help an idea go from the drawing board to commercialisation. Their inspiring stories will spark a sense of wonder for innovation among younger generations.

With the announcement of the finalists, the voting for the Popular Prize begins. You can learn more about all the finalists and participate in the voting on the dedicated award's website. Plus, if you would like to join the livestream ceremony, please register here