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German engineers Frank Herre, Hans-Georg Fritz and team shortlisted for European Patent Office (EPO) prize for their ground-breaking no-waste car body paint system for faster, cheaper and more efficient customised designs
Erin Smith named as one of three finalists of a new prize awarded by the European Patent Office (EPO) for her AI-powered tool enabling early detection of Parkinson’s disease
Spanish chemist and materials engineer Nuria Espallargas and Indonesian material scientist Fahmi Mubarok jointly nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) prize in the field of protective coatings
The European Patent Office (EPO) today announces the 15 inventors and inventor teams shortlisted for its prestigious annual innovation prize
Industries that make intensive use of intellectual property rights (IPRs) generate 45% of economic activity in the European Union
European Patent Office (EPO) recognises inventors for exceptional achievements in plastic recycling, cancer diagnostics, rechargeable battery technology, marine antifouling and DNA testing at a ceremony in Vienna
European Patent Office (EPO) presents Spanish scientist Margarita with two awards at a ceremony in Vienna
Austrian inventors and businessmen Klaus Feichtinger and Manfred Hackl nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) prize for their plastic recycling technology
German biochemist nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) prize for developing the world's first bioengineered spider silk
Recent statistics for patent applications reveal that innovation in self-driving vehicles (SDV) is accelerating fast and could signal the coming of a transport revolution. The number of European patent applications related to automated driving has grown 20 times faster than other technologies in recent years, a study published today by the European Patent Office (EPO) finds.