The 15th edition of the International Specialized Exhibition INFOINVENT 2017 took place from November 15 to 18 in the Central Pavilion of the International Exhibition Center “Moldexpo”.
The event was organized by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) in partnership with the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (ASM), Agency for Innovation and Technology Transfer (AITT) and IEC “Moldexpo” and with the support of the European Patent Office (EPO) and International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA).
The nearly 400 works exhibited at the stands were appreciated by the Committee of Experts and the International Jury of the exhibition with the following distinctions: gold medals – 129, silver medals – 72 and bronze medals – 55.
Also, the inventions presented were appreciated by trophies, cups, diplomas and special mentions both by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) and the national partners, and also with special mentions by the international institutions present at the event.
During the awards ceremony, AGEPI Director General Lilia Bolocan congratulated the participants in the exhibition: “We hope that the efforts made by the participants and organizers will help to familiarize the general public with the advantages and benefits of legal protection of inventions and other intellectual property objects for the benefit of authors and right holders. I wish the inventors, researchers, representatives of innovative enterprises and creative people to use their works, to get financing and to contribute to the progress of the Republic of Moldova.”, added Lilia Bolocan.