European Inventor Award 201429 August 2014
Every year the European Inventor Award brings together some of the world's brightest innovators, as well as leading figures from business, politics, media and the sciences.
The ninth European Inventor Award ceremony took place on 17 June 2014 in Berlin, Germany. With personal invitation from the President of EPO, Benoît Battistelli, the ceremony also attended the current partner in "Manev and Partners" and a former president of the Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria, Mr. Kostadin Manev.
Every year, the European Inventor Award pays tribute to men and women whose quest for new ideas not only drives technological progress and economic growth but also shapes society and improves our daily lives.
Launched by the EPO in 2006, the award gives inventors the recognition they deserve and encourages future innovation. It is one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind.
The finalists in this year’s award ceremony were presented to winners in the following categories: Industry, Non-European Countries, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs), Research, Popular Prize, Lifetime Achievement.
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