IFIA partner events include the ones in the area of invention and innovation held in different parts of the world. IFIA supports the organization of such events in order to raise further awareness about them and ensure a wider visibility. The following events have benefited from IFIA patronage:
| Global Innovation Forum|
The 6th edition of the forum will bring together innovators, entrepreneurs and inventors to discuss the latest trends in innovation, design, creativity, R&D and new product development during 2-3 November 2016 in London, UK. You can expect a tremendous agenda, experienced speakers, key messages, global players and intense networking.
The 11th edition of IP Summit will take place at the World Customs Organization during 1-2 December 2016. The delegates from more than 35 countries worldwide will be provided with key representative companies to discuss timely relevant issues in the trademark, copy right, patent and design fields, with a special focus on counterfeiting and litigation practice.
The D-nest (Development Nest) project founded in early 2013 is the the largest showcase in Europe for inventors from all over the world to be held during 13-16 October 2016 in Venice, Italy. It aims to promote innovation by allowing people to share and search for innovation in a safe environment.
|Global Summit of Women|
The theme of the 2016 Summit is “Women: Building an Inclusive Economy in the Digital Age” to spotlight women’s influence in creating stronger economies in this era of new technologies affecting the way governments and corporations do business. The event was held during 9-11 June 2016 in Warsaw, Poland.
The “STEM Education for Innovation – Women in the forefront” conference will be held in Warsaw at the prestigious Copernicus Science Center, 31 May – 1 June 2016. It will be the biggest meeting of STEM experts, STEM educators, innovators, representatives of high tech industry, community leaders and policy makers in this part of Europe.
The third edition of SIGEF, in conjunction with COP22, will present an exceptional lineup of international social innovators, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other engaged members of civil society during 7-18 November 2016 in Morocco.The event will cover a wide breadth of themes including impact investment and philanthropy, climate and environment and arts and culture.
|Young Inventor Challenge|
The Young Inventor Challenge to be held in Chicago on 19 November 2016 and provides an opportunity for children ages 6 to 18 to showcase their original toy & game inventions to toy & game industry professionals, members of media and the general public.
|Young TECH Challenge|
The Young TECH Challenge will be organized on 20 November 2016 in Chicago bringing together imagination, play and tech for this new event. This is an opportunity for creators aged 8-22 to present original playful tech idea to top play industry experts and have a chance to win amazing prizes and get inside tips from the pros.
|Chief Innovation Officer Summit |
The Chief Innovation Officer Summit is back in London on the 19th & 20th October 2016 at the Excel . This summit provides you with the ideal opportunity to reinvigorate your business with fresh ideas, discover how to deliver breakthrough results, and be able manage the success moving forward. Learn from & share insights with leading innovation executives.
|Trade Fair Science Research Innovation 2017|
The event will be held from 28th February – 2nd March 2017 in Exhibition Center, Brno Visit the 2nd year of the trade fair. Scientists and innovative companies meet and discuss their possible mutually fruitful cooperation at the Trade Fair Science Research Innovation.
Front End of Innovation Europe is an international conference to be held between October 5 and 7, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. What differentiates this event is the presence of outstanding speakers in such fields as entrepreneurship, investment, strategic innovation, product development, innovation networks and consulting. The participants will be aware of how to accelerate the process of entering the market, realize customer needs and exert breakthrough influences in the organizations.
Corporate Innovation & Intrapreneurship will show how companies in Croatia and region, no matter the size, can use the power of innovation and what they need to do to place a new innovation on the market in shortest period.
The VI International Conference on Knowledge and Innovation (CIKI) will be held on October 31 st and November 1 st, 2016 in Bogota, Colombia under the theme “Accelerating Innovation: Decisive Factor for Social Development”.