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Apr 29, 2014, 04:00 ET

Outstanding UK Scientist Christofer Toumazou is Finalist for European Inventor Award: Rapid DNA Test on a USB Stick

- Toumazou developed game-changing rapid "do-it-yourself" DNA test  - Microchip instead of genetics lab: analysis via USB stick...

Mar 06, 2014, 04:15 ET

UK Companies Granted More European Patents in 2013

- European Patent Office announces record numbers of patent filings and patent grants - UK applicants were granted 2% more European...

Mar 06, 2014, 04:00 ET

UK Companies Granted More European Patents in 2013

- European Patent Office announces record numbers of patent filings and patent grants - UK applicants were granted 2% more European...

Oct 17, 2013, 09:15 ET

Promoting a Unified Market for Innovation and Technology in Europe: European Patent Convention Celebrates 40th Anniversary

- European Patent Convention (EPC) signed in Munich on 5 October 1973 - Impressive growth in filings since EPC's entry into force...

May 28, 2013, 08:00 ET

USB inventor Ajay V. Bhatt Wins 2013 European Inventor Award

- Ajay V. Bhatt & team win European "Technology Oscar" in "Non-European Countries" category - Honouring invention of Universal...

May 28, 2013, 08:00 ET

European Inventor Award 2013 Goes to Outstanding Inventors From Austria, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain and the US

- European Patent Office honours pioneering inventors of LCD technology, nano-capsules for cancer treatment, pyrosequencing, USB, and...

May 02, 2013, 14:23 ET

Making Computer Connections Easy: USB Inventor Ajay V. Bhatt Nominated for the 2013 European Inventor Award

- Ajay V. Bhatt & team nominated for European "Technology Oscar" - Honouring invention of Universal Serial Bus (USB) - USB plug...

Apr 10, 2013, 11:12 ET

Fifteen Pioneering Inventors Nominated for European Inventor Award

  - European Patent Office honours ground-breaking inventions in medical technology, pharmaceuticals, optics, steel production,...

Mar 06, 2013, 09:00 ET

European Patent Office (EPO) 2012 Annual Results: US are No. 1 Country in Patent Filings with European Patent Office

- 24.6% of all European patent filings originate from US - Europe's regional share is 36.5% - Recovery: 5.6% growth in 2012 after a...

Mar 06, 2013, 05:00 ET

2012 - a Record Year for the European Patent Office: UK Patent Filings Continue to Grow Despite Economic Downturn

- EPO announces record number of patent filings - European firms lead on eight of top ten technology fields - UK No. 4 in patent...

May 24, 2011, 12:02 ET

Innovators From Belgium, Denmark, Sweden and US win European Inventor Award 2011

The European Patent Office, the Hungarian EU Council Presidency and the European Commission awarded Europe's most prestigious innovation prize at...

May 19, 2011, 07:08 ET

Des inventeurs belges, danois, suédois et américains remportent le Prix de l'inventeur européen 2011

L'Office européen des brevets, la présidence hongroise du Conseil de l'UE et la Commission européenne ont décerné...

May 19, 2011, 07:08 ET

Vernieuwers uit België, Denemarken, Zweden en de VS winnen European Inventor Award 2011

Het Europees Octrooibureau (EOB), EU-voorzitter Hongarije en de Europese Commissie hebben vandaag in de Academie van Wetenschappen in Boedapest...

May 19, 2011, 07:08 ET

Uppfinnare från Belgien, Danmark, Sverige och USA får 2011 års European Inventor Award-pris

Vid Vetenskapsakademien i Budapest delade det Europeiska patentverket, det ungerska rådsordförandeskapet och den Europeiska kommissionen...

May 19, 2011, 05:18 ET

Innovatører fra Belgien, Danmark, Sverige og USA vinder European Inventor Award 2011

Den Europaeiske Patentmyndighed, det ungarske EU-formandskab og Europa-Kommissionen uddelte Europas mest prestigefyldte innovationspris ved Akademi...

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