The European Patent Office has just revealed its list of achievements: Claude Grison is the winner of the European Inventor Award 2022 in the "Research" category.
It was during a ceremony broadcast live that the European Patent Office unveiled, this Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at noon, the winners of its European Inventor Awards 2022. And it was Claude Grison, a cnrs researcher, director of the CNRS Bio-inspired Chemistry and Ecological Innovations laboratory and winner of the CNRS Innovation Medal in 2014, who won the public's votes. She is being recognized for the methods of using plants she has developed to extract metal elements from polluted soil and use these "ecocatalysts" to create new molecules for industry. Claude Grison has created four start-ups including Bio Inspir', present in 2019 on the CNRS stand at Vivatech, and collaborated with chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies including Belgarena, Colas, Klorane and Chimex.