IYIA 2015 Report
The 2nd International Young Inventor Awards (IYIA) was held on June 7th –9th, 2015 in Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia. The event was supported by International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA). As one of the youth- oriented events, IYIA gave opportunity to all young innovators around the world to share their creative idea in the field of invention and innovation. Not only the exhibition and competition, but also several other programs in IYIA such as International seminar in Education, Education Fair from some universities in Indonesia, awarding night, and also Jakarta cultural tour to Mini Park of Indonesia (Miniature of Indonesia) were included in the agenda.
Twelve countries and more than 500 participants from elementary school, high school, and also universities with about 200 inventions participated in IYIA 2015. IYIA itself has several categories to be judged such as Technology, Education, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Medication, Environment, Science and many other categories.
In addition to the Gold, Silver and Bronze medal, the participants were also awarded with Grand, Semi Grand, and Best of The Best Prizes. The winners also benefited from the scholarship opportunity granted by the partner University.
To see the pictures of IYIA, click here.