Top inventors 2009 aprill 29, 2009Posted by -- in All Posts in English, Intellectual Property, inventing, Inventions, Inventors, Patents.
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European Patent Office announced winners at the European Inventor:
- The “industry” award went to Jürg Zimmermann (Switzerland) and Brian Drucker (USA). They invented a drug to combat chronic myelogenous leukaemia with unprecedented rates of recovery;
- Joseph Le Mer (France) took home the award in the category “SMEs/research” for his work on a heat exchanger that makes heating systems less expensive and more energy efficient;
- The jury selected Zhou Yiqing and his team (China) from the Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences in Beijing in the category “non-European countries.” The team developed an anti-malarial drug based on a traditional Chinese remedy;
- Adolf Goetzberger won the “lifetime achievement” award for his work on solar energy, making solar cells a viable alternative to fossil fuels.
Üritusest saab rohkem lugeda siit: http://www.epo.org/about-us/events/epf2009/inventor.html