It was announced that one of the patents from Thorsteinn Loftsson and Einar Stefansson (EP1909755B1 Cyclodextrin Nanotechnology for Ophthalmic Drug Delivery) had been selected as one of the three finalists for the European Inventor Award 2023. The three were selected out of 600 nominations. This technology laid the foundation of Oculis (www.oculis.com).
The European Inventor Award is a global, highly recognized innovation prize that celebrates the “Tomorrow Shapers” – inventors whose perseverance, ingenuity, and creativity are paving the way to a brighter future. Since 2013 the public has been invited to vote while keeping a scientific jury to judge proposals.
You can vote for your favorite inventors here: European Inventor Award