CATL lead researcher Wu Kai won the European Inventor Award in the category “Countries outside the European Patent Office” for developing a safe lithium-ion battery.
CATL lead researcher Wu Kai and his team have won the “European Inventor Award 2023” in the category “Countries outside the Member States of the European Patent Office” for the development of a safe lithium-ion battery. It is one of the most prestigious European inventor awards, Contemporary Amperex Technology Hungary Kft. announced.
“It is a great honour to win such a prestigious award, which gives me and CATL direction for our continued innovation efforts. It is an important cause, as electric vehicles powered by our advanced and reliable batteries are enabling more and more people to live and travel sustainably, contributing to the global energy transition. I hope that more and more developers will commit to e-mobility and energy transition so that together we can help humanity with more innovative solutions,” CATL lead researcher Wu Kai said.
The European Inventors’ Prize, established by the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2006, is an internationally recognised innovation prize that rewards inventors who, through perseverance, ingenuity and creativity, pave the way for a better and more liveable future.
The “Countries outside the Member States of the European Patent Office” category recognises the work of outstanding inventors who have been granted European patents outside the 39 EPO Member States.
Source: European Patent Office (EPO) & dehir.hu | Photo credit: European Patent Office (EPO)