Fertram Sigurjonsson and Kerecis Nominated for the European Inventor Award 2024


We are delighted to share the news that the Kerecis founder and CEO Fertram Sigurjonsson and Kerecis have been nominated for the European Inventor Award 2024. This recognition is a testament to our innovative use of fish-skin and the impact of our technology. The winner will be selected by public voting that is now open and can be accessed here.

Sigurjonsson was selected from over 550 candidates and is now a finalist in the European Inventor Award 2024. The winners will be announced at an award ceremony on July 9th in Malta.

“I am a big believer in patents and the power of patents to protect inventors and help them raise capital and scale their businesses. The Kerecis story is a true testament of such success. Patents have helped us build a strong foundation that has allowed us to build our products and and bring our life-saving technology to market. Now, we’re helping thousands, especially those suffering from diabetic foot ulcers, severe burns and surgical tissue trauma,” said Fertram Sigurjonsson.