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Q&A on patents and coronavirus
An AI-driven waste management system, biodegradable absorbents to combat period poverty and an app to detect Parkinson’s disease early are the three problem-solving initiatives developed by the inaugural finalists of the Young Inventors prize, a newly launched award from the European Patent Office to inspire the next generation of inventors.
Finalists of the European Inventor Award 2022 will gather in Munich on 21 June for this year's winner announcements and to share stories of their remarkable breakthroughs in areas as diverse as cancer research, renewable energy, climate innovation, green industry, medical technology and manufacturing.
A new study released today by the European Patent Office (EPO) finds that 13.2% of inventors in Europe are women.
EPO member states vote for second term in office for President
European Patent Office (EPO) honours German physicist with the "Lifetime achievement" award for his trailblazing work in organic semiconductors
EPO President António Campinos and USPTO Director Andrei Iancu today published a joint statement on our offices' commitment to supporting innovators.
The report, entitled "Patents and additive manufacturing - Trends in 3D printing technologies", further demonstrates that Europe is a global leader in AM, with European inventors and businesses accounting for almost half of AM patent applications filed with the EPO in the period from 2010 to 2018.
Starting today EPO oral proceedings by VICO involving multiple opponents and/or requiring simultaneous interpretation will be tested on Zoom
Improving the capacity to store electricity is playing a key role in the transition to clean energy technologies.