The Popular Prize I European Inventor Award 2019
The European Inventor Award is one of Europe’s most prestigious innovation prizes.
Launched by the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2006, it honours inventors, individuals or teams, whose pioneering work improves our lives, advances technology and creates jobs. Every year, the public can vote for their favorite inventor in the Popular Prize. The winners in each category, and in the Popular Prize, will be announced at the Award ceremony in Vienna on 20 June. Also,15 inventors from around the world have been nominated for this year’s Popular Prize. They are in five categories: Industry, Lifetime Achievement, Non-EPO Countries, SMEs and Research. The European Inventor Award and the Popular Prize lottery are organized by the European Patent Office (EPO).
The Popular Prize scheme is regulated by German law. You can vote for an inventor more than once, provided it’s on different days.
You can vote for multiple inventors each day. If you want to be included in the prize lottery, please check the relevant box while voting. Each time you vote, your chances to win your own prize increase. The total duration of the voting is five weeks, from 7 May 2019 to 16 June 2019. The winners of the prize lottery will be drawn at random by the EPO on 24 June.
You must be at least 18 years old to take part in the Popular Prize vote. The winners of the prize lottery will be notified by e-mail and requested to respond within 7 days to provide their postal address.
Voting and find more about European Inventor Award 2019 at popular-prize.epo.org