Winners of the 2021 European Inventor Award revealed

Winners of the 2021 European Inventor Award revealed

2022/8/3

 

On June 17, the European Patent Office (EPO) held the European Inventor Award Ceremony for the first time in virtual form.

 

As a blockbuster event in the field of science and innovation, the European Inventor Award Ceremony gives global audiences the opportunity to learn about outstanding inventors from Europe and other regions and their numerous exquisite solutions designed for today’s most difficult and pressing problems. The 15 contestants who were shortlisted for the final stage respectively made outstanding contributions in the fields of diagnosis and ultrasound imaging, biometrics, sustainable plastic production, and wildlife protection. The event will present awards to the winners of five categories, including: Industry, Scientific Research, SMEs, Non-European Patent Office National and Lifetime Achievement Awards, as well as popular welcome awards selected by the public. Pi Bo and He Yi from Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd. were shortlisted for the final stage. Two inventors made outstanding contributions in the field of smartphone fingerprint verification. This is also the first time that an inventor from a Chinese company was shortlisted for the final stage of the European Inventor Award.




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It is lucky for Chen Jun to began his career in the IP industry 14 years ago when the first group of IP managers for businesses appeared on the stage in China and he has been in the industry.

It was this “Whampoa Military Academy” for IP that educated China’s first batch of corporate IP management personnel. Many of these engineers left Foxconn in the years since.