Avelino Corma Receives European Inventor Award for Lifetime Achievement

Avelino Corma, Co-Founder of the Instituto de Tecnología Química (UPV-CSIC), has received the European Inventor Award for Lifetime Achievement from the European Patent Office (EPO). The prize was presented during a ceremony in Valencia, Spain, on July 4, 2023.

The European Inventor Award is one of Europe’s most prestigious innovation prizes and honors individuals and teams who have come up with solutions to some of the biggest challenges of our time, contributing to technical progress, social and sustainable development, and economic prosperity. The lifetime achievement prize, in particular, honors the long-term contribution of an individual European inventor whose dedication, tireless efforts, and patented landmark inventions have had a major impact on their technical field and society.

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