|Author (Corporate)||European Commission|
|Publisher||European Commission: Press Release Database|
|Series Title||Press Release|
The European Inventor of the Year 2007 awards were handed out at a ceremonial gala held in April 2007.
Awards went to scientists whose pioneering inventions revolutionised environmental technology, healthcare/medicine and automotive engineering. The following winners, selected by an international jury, received their trophies from Günter Verheugen and Alain Pompidou:
The European Inventor of the Year awards have been presented jointly by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Commission since 2006. They are intended to reward inventors and innovations whose contribution to technical progress in Europe and beyond has been significant, lasting and strengthened the European economy.
|Subject Categories||Culture, Education and Research|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|