International Competition for IFIA INV Members – August 2023
INV Members Competition 2022
Each organization endeavors to respect its members, and because the position of innovators in IFIA is high, the federation tries to give them special respect. Based on this approach, IFIA has decided to hold an online event in 2021 with the Inv members’ enthusiastic presence. Now IFIA going to hold the Second Edition of The International Invention and Innovation Competition for new IFIA INV Members who have gained The INV title from July 20th, 2021.
The main goal of organizing this event is to praise and honor the INV members to expand the culture of invention and innovation all around the world. This event is designed for the inventors who are members of IFIA, which means all inventors and innovators from all over the world who have received the INV membership certificate from the International Federation of Inventors’ Association in Switzerland can register in this worldwide fair for free.
Date and Time
The second international competition for inventors and innovators will be held virtually and online from 10 to 12 August 2022 for the new INV members who have gained the INV title from 20 July 2021.
The registration deadline for this event is due July 30th, and the applications submitted after the registration deadline will not be accepted.
The Required Documents
- Presenting the INV membership certificate,
- Submitting the registration form,
- Sending 3 to 5 minutes of video about the presented invention and innovation in English.
*Please note that each member is allowed to submit only one invention at this event.
The only INV members are eligible to register in the second edition who have gained the INV title from July 20th, 2021, and Later.
The Judges' Procedure
The inventions and innovations will present to the International Jury of IFIA, which consists of 35 judges from 30 countries, and they will evaluate the applications submitted for the event.
After reviewing all of the applications, the jury will announce the results, and the applicants will be notified of the decisions. Finally, if the required quorum is obtained based on the judging criteria, gold, silver, and bronze medals would be presented to the best inventions and innovations participating in the competition.
All winners in this event will receive a certificate (Gold, Silver and Bronze) issued by IFIA via e-mail enrolled at the time of registration in electronic format. If the winners want to receive the original certificate, they would have to proceed through the local federation representatives in their countries participating in this event.
It should be noted that the results of the competition and the type of medal will be stated in the electronic certificate. There will not be a physical medal whatsoever.
|August 10, 2022||Evaluation by the IFIA Juries Members||10:30 am to 5:00 pm|
|August 11, 2022||Evaluation by the IFIA Juries Members||11:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|August 12, 2022||Evaluation by the IFIA Juries Members||11:00 am to 5:00 pm|
|August 17, 2022||Result Announcement||5:00 pm Geneva Local Time|
|August 25 to 30, 2022||Certificates Shipment to the Winners who Requested a Hard Copy||August 25 to 30, 2022|
Venue and Registration
- Venue: Online and Virtual Event
- E-mail: email@example.com
Class A) Mechanics and Dependant Industries – Engines – Machinery – Tools – Robotics – Vehicles Technology
Class B) Blockchain – Computer Sciences – Software – Hardware – Apps – IT
Class C) Civil Engineering – Building – Bridge – Architecture – Construction – Interior Architecture
Class D) Protection of the Environment – New energy – Solar – Recycle – 3D Printing
Class E) Electronics and Dependant Industries – Electronic – Power – Smart Home/Cities – Security – Rescue
Class F) Musical Instruments – Art Material
Class G) Agriculture – Horticulture – Gardening – Pet and Farm – Animal Supplies – Food Sources
Class H) New scientific and Technology Resources – Scientific Article – Methods of Communication
Class I) Optics – X ray Optics – Laser – Eye wear – Camera – Video Camera – Augmented and Virtual Reality
Class J) Sports Technology – E sport – Games – E Game – Toys – Immersive Entertainment
Class K) Product Design – Manufacturing – Publicity – Packaging – Sourcing – Marketing
Class L) Aviation – Space -Transport – Ships – Drone – Aerospace and Dependant Industries
Class M) Medical Technology and Dependant Industries – Surgery – Orthopedics – Dentistry – Veterinary –
Class N) Startups and SME’s
Class O) Other inventions, Innovations, New technology and new practical product
This event is designed for the inventors who are members of IFIA, which means all inventors and innovators from all over the world who have received the INV membership certificate from the International Federation of Inventors’ Association in Switzerland can register in this worldwide fair for free.
Jury Board Criteria
- Has the inventor gained national, international patent, or Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)?
- Is the invention green or sustainable?
- At what stage of development is it? Is it a Poster? Poster with 3D image? Animated film? Prototype made? An invention ready for market?
- Has the invention been granted scientific certification?
- Is there a public demand for the invention?
- Does the invention involve high technology?
- Is the invention more useful than the existing products?
- Does the invention have an economic impact or potential for economic impact?
- Is the invention ready to be commercialized?
- Has the invention been awarded an international prize?
In order to participate in this event, it is mandatory to send a 3 minutes video – in English describing and demonstrating the invention before July 30th, 2022.
How to Become IFIA INV Member?
If you are not an IFIA INV member, you can get more information at the link below.