Patents for Humanity 2015 winners awarded in the White House

Created on Friday, 24 April 2015 18:53

On April, 20 the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the USPTO held the Patents for Humanity award ceremony in the White House.

In 2015 seven recipients in five categories were awarded:

Also three applicants selected from the 2014 application period got honourable mentions: Case Western Reserve University and InBios International in Medicine and FlameStower in Energy.

Patents for Humanity program was launched by the USPTO in February 2012 and aims to reward patent owners and licensees who have demonstrated uses of their patented technologies to confront humanitarian challenges.