Wrocław University of Science and Technology was awarded with the honorary prize "For contribution to inventiveness". The award was handed in Warsaw to Professor Cezary Madryas, Rector of the university. The awards were granted at the request of the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland in recognition of special merits in the field of industrial property protection and development of innovation in the country.
For years, our university has been at the forefront of universities in terms of the number of patents. According to the report published by the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland for 2017, Wrocław University of Science and Technology obtained 120 patents and protection rights for utility models and recorded 100 applications for new inventions and utility models.
The prize awarding ceremony was held at the Royal Castle as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Patent Office and the system of industrial property protection in Poland.