NOVEMBER 11, 2018

The 10th International Exhibition of Inventions and the 3rd World Invention and Innovation Forum (IEI & WIIF 2018) were organized at Guangzhou Tanzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center (GICEC) in Foshan, Guongdong Province of P.R. China during 13-15 September 2018. The event was sponsored by China Association of Inventions (CAI) and the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA), and organized by Foshan Municipal People’s Government.


The underlying theme of this year’s event was “Inventions Make Dreams Come True, Innovation Leads the Trends for Tomorrow”. IEI & WIIF 2018 occupied over 40,000 Sqm showcasing over 4,000 domestic and foreign inventions and innovations in various areas such as international area, civil-military integration area, national invention and innovation area, youth invention and innovation area and the area for Guangdong – Hong Kong – Macao Greater Bay Area.





Approximately 350 precipitants from 52 countries and international organizations as well as delegations from Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Macao took part in the event. Outstanding inventions were conferred the Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals along with the special prizes from WIPO, IFIA and other organizations of importance.






Mr. George Smoot (the Nobel Laureate of physics in 2006) and Mr. Luc Antoine Montagnier (the Nobel Laureate of medicine in 2008) together with notable Chinese experts, academicians, inventors and leaders were invited to deliver keynote speeches at the plenary sessions and the three breakout sessions of WIIF to discuss the world’s innovation in Science and technology.


CAI attaches significant importance to the transformation of invention results. That’s why China Academy of Invention Achievement Transformation signed the intentions with its domestic and foreign partners to set up the state key laboratories in Foshan High-Tech Zone.


fonte: https://www.ifia.com/news/iei-wiif-2018/


Smart Care Tech, a non-profit organization from Sudan joins IFIA full members after gaining the majority of votes during IFIA’s 21st virtual executive committee meeting held on 29 October 2018. The association aims to support the community of inventors and entrepreneurs who are encountered with the lack of opportunities and fallen into the financial pressure.


Smart care tech makes serious attempts to create a platform for breaking the barriers and jumping over the difficulties to give the right track to the inventors and entrepreneurs while holding them on feet and providing an inviting environment for those who have advanced ideas and active souls.


There are a plenty of smart, innovative and creative works, accomplished by distinguished inventors, but for some reasons, they are trapped in a sort of closed circle that is hard for them to cross. Smart Care Tech aims to reach those inventors and show them the path, the guidance and the courage, so they can help developing their community and do something for the humanity.


In order to encourage the young talents for the invention and entrepreneurship, Smart care tech plans to organize invention competitions, seminars, workshops and conferences to raise awareness about the required skills for being an inventor. In addition, the association aims to establish a consultancy office for providing assistance on how to file a patent.


For the industrial sectors, Smart care tech plans to present them with smart and inventive ideas to be applied in the industry and result into the public welfare.


Training youth, women and children in the field of modern technology and advanced scientific research is the other objective for which Smart care tech makes efforts.


fonte: https://www.ifia.com/news/smart-care-tech/


OCTOBER 27, 2018

The 7th edition of the World Competition of Chemical Inventions 2018, organized by the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA), took place during the International Warsaw Invention Show from 15 to 17 October.


The jury of the competition consisted of:

  1. prof. Regina Jeziórska, Institute of Industrial Chemistry, Poland
  2. Maciej Studziński, Institute of Industrial Chemistry, Poland
  3. Agnieszka Szadkowska, Institute of Industrial Chemistry, Poland


Inventor: Pharmaceutical Research Institute Invention: Technology of the MS drug API Nationality: Polish

Inventor: Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Invention: Technology of the MS drug API
Nationality: Polish

The main prize of the 7th World Competition of Chemical Inventions was awarded to Poland to the Pharmaceutical Research Institute for the invention titled “Technology of the MS drug API”, which concerns the fingolimod API technology elaboration. This is the MS drug API, which is not patent protected in Poland. However, there is no generic fingolimod in Poland. The presented invention contains several improvements in comparison to the original one. These improvements embrace reduction of the reaction steps, simplification of intermediates isolation and elimination of inconvenient reagents.




fonte: https://www.ifia.com/news/chemical-inventions-2018/


IFIA supports the 4th annual of Smart City 360˚ Summit, an event featuring a full 360° perspective on Smart Cities, bringing researchers, industry representatives, as well as up-and-coming innovators under one roof to share insights, experiences, and to connect and collaborate.

Smart City 360° Summit promotes multidisciplinary scientific and industry collaboration to solve complex societal, technological and economic problems Smart Cities. As such, the main goals are to promote quality of life, work conditions, mobility and sustainability. With the urbanization phenomenon rising, those challenges assume a fundamental role in the effective infrastructures development and organization of future cities.


Smart City 360° Summit will bring 7 co-located technical conferences to address various aspects of the challenges that stand in front of future cities and their citizens:
• Governance
• Urban connectivity
• Sustainability
• Health
• Mobility

All co-located conferences are now accepting submissions!


360° Summits feature a full day of talks and panel discussions with leading industry representatives and public officials.
Speakers will present and discuss challenges, technology forecasts, opportunities, and solutions. Past 360° Summits featured speakers from Microsoft, IBM, CISCO, Uber, the European Commission, and many more.
Smart City 360° Summit 2018 is now accepting proposals for talks and panel discussions.

fonte: https://www.ifia.com/news/smart-city-360%CB%9A-summit/



The 12th edition of the International Exhibition of Inventions “IWIS 2018” was held on October 15-17, 2018 in the Main Hall of the Warsaw University of Technology. As in previous years, the event was organized by the Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers in cooperation with the Polish Patent Office and the Warsaw University of Technology.


Once again, the exhibition IWIS 2018 was held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda. Among the patronage of this year’s show were the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA), the European Association of Inventors (AEI), the Polish Federation of Engineering Associations NOT, the Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry, the Main Council of the Research Institutes RGiB.


IWIS is Poland’s largest international exhibition dedicated to the promotion of invention and innovation. During the 12th edition, solutions from 25 countries, including Romania, Malaysia, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Indonesia, Iran, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, China, Russia and Poland were presented. Polish inventors presented 190 solutions in various fields of science, adding up to 400 solutions including foreign inventors, which are a review of technical achievements, some of which have found their place in the industry, and partly awaiting for implementation.


The main task of the International Exhibition of Inventions IWIS is to present achievements of polish scientist and inventors to national and foreign entrepreneurs and institutions. This creates the opportunity to establish commercial contracts for implementation of innovations to the industry, what have contribution to the growth of polish economy. Other important aim of IWIS is to promote innovative attitude and innovation-based perception of the world among young people, what can be the motor for taking on new challenges.


During the ceremony short speeches were given by director of the International Federation of Inventors (IFIA) Zoran Barisic and the president of the Polish Federation of Engineering Associations NOT Ewa Mańkiewicz – Cudny.


Finally Grand Prix IWIS 2018 went to Military University of Technology from Poland for “NERVE – biomedical system for monitoring epilepsy and assessing the effectiveness of medical treatment of children suffering from epilepsy”.


The Main Award of International Federation of Inventors Associations IFIA went to Central Mining Institute from Poland for the invention “Eco Patrol”.


During the IWIS 2018 not only research institutes but also enterprises, universities, schools, and individual inventors displayed their innovations. All solutions were classified according to 12 different categories ranging from ecology and environmental protection, mechanics, electronics, energy, to the medical solutions.

fonte: https://www.ifia.com/news/report/iwis-2018/


The 6th annual of Macao International Innovation & Invention Expo (MIIEX) brought inventors and entrepreneurs together with industry representatives in one convenient sightseeing place- World travel and leisure Centre. The Expo took place between 13th to 16th July 2018 in Macao Science Centre, under the patronage of International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) and which is sponsored by Education and Youth Affairs Bureau.


Over the years, the Expo has attracted many attentions and participants coming from over 26 participating countries, regions and cities around the world with over 1000 inventive exhibits from over 2000 participants. The Expo is so far the largest invention exhibition and competition in Macao.


IP Seminar in MIIEX 2018The Expo gathered many young inventors and entrepreneurs around the world to interflow and share their invention experiences. “Invite them in and introduce them out” is the way to promote popularization of scientific knowledge and facilitate the progress and development of science and technology. “Give a hand and help to move” is a way to emphasize the crucial position of Macao in “One Belt One Road”. This also allow overseas exhibitors and visitors to have an opportunity to experience four hundred fifty years of history of the Sino-Portuguese culture and the great change of Macao after the return of Macao to the motherland.  During the MIIEX, an IP Seminar was also held at Macao Science Centre hosted by Dr.Perry, IP Professor of Macau City University.



IFIA Award WinnerThis year, there were more than 40 contestants from Macao to compete with other 120 contestants coming from China and overseas for the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards. In the award ceremony, IFIA Best Invention Medal was awarded to Mr. Wong, Wai-hong for his invention titled “The Hollow Slab Formwork” selected and examined by the international jury board.



fonte: https://www.ifia.com/news/macao-international-innovation-invention-expo/

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