Popular Prize | European Inventor Award 2021

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The finalists

Fifteen inventors or inventor teams from around the world have been nominated for this year’s Popular Prize.

They are in five categories: Industry, Lifetime achievement, Non-EPO countries, SMEs and Research.

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Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic (RS)
Advances in tissue engineering

About the invention

The researcher, author and entrepreneur adopted a novel approach to tissue engineering. She created the specific environment that cells need to form different tissue types. This method has had far-reaching implications, enabling scientists to now grow bone, heart and lung tissue.

More details on www.epo.org

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