Popular Prize | European Inventor Award 2021

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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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Jan van der Tempel (NL)
Safe transfer to and from offshore platforms

About the invention

Transferring workers and cargo to and from offshore structures can be risky, expensive, and time-consuming. The Dutch engineer's solution works like a flight simulator in reverse, bringing together sensors, data processing and hydraulics to compensate for wave motion in real time.

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