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European Inventor Award 2013 Ceremony in Amsterdam: Live Transmission, TV Footage, Photos and Print Materials

26-May-2013 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 10384
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MUNICH - The 2013 edition of the European Inventor Award will be presented by the European Patent Office (EPO) on May 28, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. At the award ceremony, 15 inventors from eleven countries in five nomination categories will be honored for their outstanding contribution to technical progress and economic growth, and five of them will be distinguished as winners of the European Inventor Award. In addition, a Popular prize will be awarded to the first time to one of the 15 nominees.

Some 500 guests will attend the award ceremony at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, including Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, Sander Dekker, the Netherlands Minister for Education, Culture and Science, and Michel Barnier, the European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services.

The event will open at 09.30 hrs CET with a joint press conference of EPO President Benoît Battistelli and EU Commissioner Michel Barnier, followed by a Q/A session.

The award ceremony starts at 10.45 hrs CET with the arrival of HRH Princess Beatrix, and is scheduled to close at about 12.45 hrs CET.

The following materials and contents are offered to the media for coverage of the event on May 28 (all times are CET):

Live Transmission:

•    Via Europe by Satellite (to be announced on, in SD, with satellite downlink information here

09:15 - 10:30 hrs         Press Conference

10:45 - 13:15 hrs          European Inventor Award ceremony

•    Live stream on the Internet website of the EPO:

09:15 - 10:30 hrs        Press Conference

10:45 - 13:15 hrs        European Inventor Award ceremony

Press releases:

•    Announcement of the EIA winners:

13.00 hrs        

•    by mailshot and

•    Winner releases, background materials on the award, all nominees and their inventions:

•   

Photographs of the press conference and ceremony:

10:00 - 15:00 hrs         Royalty free photographs of the event will be continuously uploaded on:      

                        Please credit the EPO.

                        Royalty-free photographs of the EPO President and the EPO buildings are accessible through:

TV footage:

Royalty and cost free TV footage material

16:00 hrs        Rough cut materials EIA, approx. 8-10 minutes, contents:

                • Impressions European Inventor Award 2013 per category

                  (Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, several mood shots, nominees, award ceremony per category)

                • Several interviews with nominees and guest

                • interview winner EIA 2013

                • interview EPO President Battistelli

                • General views Amsterdam

                • Shots Beurs van Berlage

•    mpg2-files, XDCAM HD 422 files on

17:30 hrs        Edited EIA without voice over, approx. 2-3 minutes, contents:

                • Impressions European Inventor Award 2013 per category

                • Impressions award ceremony

                . winner interviews

                • Shots Beurs van Berlage

                • General views Amsterdam

•    mpg2-files, XDCAM HD 422 files on

•    On EbS

18:30 hrs         Edited EIA materials with Voice over

                German/English/French, approx. 2 to 3 minutes

                contents as listed above

•    mpg2-files, XDCAM HD 422 files on

•    On EbS

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