IICE 2015 Report
The First Invention and Innovation Conference and Exhibition was organized by Egyptian Inventors Syndicate (EIS), Beni-Seuf University, and Egyptian Society for women and Youth Inventors (AAEWI) between March 8 and 9 in Egypt under the patronage of IFIA. The event gave an opportunity for promising young innovators or scientists to share creative ideas among each other and also to provide excellent exposure of the latest inventions and cutting edge technologies across various sectors.
The showcased innovations were categorized in different fields including Engineering, Medical and water Technology, Environmental protection, Agriculture, Arts, Chemical industry, Teaching items and etc. Altogether, 68 inventors from 14 countries presented around 110 inventions in the exhibition.
The message of IFIA President, Mr. Alireza Rastegar, appreciating the organizers for enhancing the culture of invention and innovation in Egypt and encouraging the participants to exchange innovative knowledge was conveyed to the audience during the opening ceremony.
The conference shed light on the issues of importance for the participating inventors from the development of an idea to its commercialization. The laws of patent, the problems that applicants face while drafting the patent application were clarified and the solutions were offered to them. The significance of participation in international invention exhibition as a platform to meet the commercializing bodies was illuminated, as well. The innovative women as well as their struggle was the other highlight of the conference.
Alongside the exhibition, a workshop on the Intellectual Property Right followed by a businessman and investors forum was held to acquaint the inventors with their rights and the importance of its protection.
Afterwards, fifteen Innovation and Patent based lectures were delivered by outstanding university professors and doctors.