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European Inventor Award 2018

15 x 6' (ENG, GER, FRE)
The European Inventor Award is one of the world’s major scientific awards and chief incentive for some of the most pioneering inventions of all time.

Inventions that provide answers to the challenges of our time and contribute to social progress, economic growth and prosperity. With invitees including high-ranking figures from politics, economy and science, the gala which hosts the award is scheduled to take place on the 7th June in Paris.
Fifteen teams with fifteen ground-breaking inventions in five different categories will compete to win the European Inventor Award.
Who has what it takes to win?

THESE ARE THE 15 FINALISTS:

1. Erik Loopstra (NL), Vadim Banine (NL/RU): EUV lithography for smaller, more powerful microchips - Industry
2. Gaute Munch, Erik Hansen and team (DK): LEGO programmable robots - Industry
3. Agnès Poulbot, Jacques Barraud† (FR): Auto-regenerating tyre tread - Industry
4. Jens Frahm (DE): Faster, real-time MRI - Research
5. Eileen Ingham, John Fisher CBE (UK): Donor tissue without rejection - Research
6. Jacek Jemielity, Joanna Kowalska, Edward Darżynkiewicz and team (PL): Stabilising messenger RNA - Research
7. Stephen Dewar (CA), Philip Watts (US/CA) and Frank Fish (US): Turbines and fans inspired by whales - Non-EPO countries
8. Alex Kipman (BR):HoloLens: mixed reality smart glasses - Non-EPO countries
9. Esther Sans Takeuchi (US): Batteries to reset the heart - Non-EPO countries
10. Mehrdad Mahdjoubi (SE): Closed-loop shower - SMEs
11. Jane ní Dhulchaointigh and team (IR): Sugru: multi-purpose mouldable glue - SMEs
12. Thomas Scheibel (DE): Artificial spider silk - SMEs
13. Ursula Keller (CH): Ultrafast pulsed lasers - Lifetime achievement
14. Jacques Lewiner (FR): Smoke alarm, internet connections, secure key cards and many more - Lifetime achievement
15. Henrik Stiesdal (DK): Offshore wind farms - Lifetime achievement
Original Title: European Inventor Award 2018
Year: 2018
Length: 15 x 6' (ENG, GER, FRE)
Resolution: HD
Produced by: European Patent Office, Bilderfest

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  • 1. Loopstra, Banine (NL/RU) - Industry

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  • 2. Munch, Hansen and Team (DK) - Industry

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  • 3. Poulbot, Barraud (FR) - Industry

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  • 4. Jens Frahm (DE) - Research

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  • 4. Jens Frahm (DE) - Research (short Clip)

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  • 5. Ingham, Fisher (UK) - Research

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  • 6. Jemielity, Kowalska, Darzynkiewicz (PL) - Research

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  • 7. Dewar, Watts, Fish (CA/US) - Non-EPO countries

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  • 8. Kipman (BR) - Non EPO-Countries

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  • 8. Kipman (BR) - Non EPO-Countries (short Clip)

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  • 9. Esther Sans Takeuchi (US) - Non-EPO countries

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  • 10. Mehrdad Mahdjoubi (SE) - SMEs

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  • 11. Dhulchaointigh and Team (IR) - SMEs

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  • 12. Thomas Scheibel (DE) - SMEs

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  • 13. Ursula Keller (CH) - Lifetime achievement

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  • 14. Jacques Lewiner (FR) - Lifetime achievement

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  • 15. Henrik Stiesdal (DK) - Lifetime achievement

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