For the tenth consecutive year the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Commission will grant an award for the European Inventor of the Year. Entries for the European Inventor Award 2015 must be submitted by October 10, 2014. The Awards are presented in the following five categories: Industry, SMEs, Research, Lifetime achievement and Non-European Countries. The finalists will be announced in early 2015 and the winners will be announced at the Award ceremony in June 2015. For more detailed information on the respective award and the requirements please refer to the following link of the EPO: