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Oxitec now employs 50 people and Mr Alphey is also head of the arthropod genetics group in the vector-borne viral diseases programme at the Pirbright Institute.
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“This sort of third party validation and recognition helps with publicity so it means more people hear about the work, as well as about the people affected by mosquitoes and other insects, and are aware that this sort of potential solution exists.
It also helps with funding and investment.” The 10th European Inventor Awards will be announced at a ceremony in Paris on June 11. Nearly 400 million people are infected every year, with 25,000 of those cases resulting in death.
With no vaccine in sight, almost half of the world’s population are at risk of contracting the disease, according to the World Health Organisation.
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His company earned international acclaim for its technology, which almost wiped out dengue fever in one Central American suburb in a trial last year.
The firm genetically engineered male mosquitoes which produce dud offspring that die before adulthood.
Both organisations have intellectual property in the area of genetic pest management.