Mehrdad Mahdjoubi finalist for European Inventor Award 2018

Industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi is shortlisted for EPO’s European Inventor Award 2018 for his invention Oas. Mehrdad’s company Orbital Systems, which was founded in 2012, is a client of Awapatent’s.

His invention Oas, which is the world’s first closed-loop shower, consumes up to 90% less water and 80% less energy than conventional shower solutions. Mehrdad is nominated in the category Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs).

EPO President Battistelli said:

‘Mahdjoubi's invention is a new way to recycle water in the face of growing scarcity, and an excellent example of the patented solutions SMEs can offer in the area of sustainable technologies.’

The European Inventor Award 2018 winners are selected by international jury and will be announced on 7 June at ceremony in Paris, Saint-Germain-en-Laye. The best of luck Mehrdad!

For further information on EPO's European Inventor Award, please visit their website.