European Inventor Award
The wait is over. At last, we can reveal the 2022 European Inventor Award finalists. You can vote for your favourite in the Popular Prize and make a note to follow the livestream ceremony on 21 June at 12:00 CEST. Each one of these remarkable individuals has taken an inspiring journey to develop technologies that shape our world. We now invite you to learn more about them, discover their setbacks and success, and enter the magical world of inventing.
Young Inventors prize
Aimed at innovators 30 and under, the new prize will recognise initiatives that use technology to solve a problem within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals framework. The finalists will be announced on 24 May.
Discover the 2022 finalists
The 2022 finalists come from more than a dozen countries around the world and their inventions span fields ranging from cancer research and renewable energy, to medical technology and manufacturing.
EPO Podcast - Talk Innovation
The EPO has launched a new podcast channel called Talk innovation. The channel features interviews with many former finalists and winners of the European Inventor Award and provides a rare glimpse at their latest research, innovation trends, and even inventions used in the fight against coronavirus.