ISIF 2022 – Istanbul International Inventions Fair – Report
ISIF 2022, The Most Visited International Inventions Fair In The World, Was Held Together With
The World’s Biggest Aeronautic, Space And Technology Festival, Teknofest
We are happy to announce that the 7th Istanbul International Inventions Fair – ISIF’22, held between 30 August and 04 September 2022, became one of the most visited invention and innovation events in the world. With the honorary patronage of the Ministry of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Türkiye, ISIF 22 was hosted by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TÜRKPATENT), under the International Patronage of the International Federation of Inventors’ Association, IFIA, organized by the Anatolia Inventions and Inventors Association, and supported by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Turkey Technology Team.
At the opening ceremony, many distinguished figures attended the event. Minister of Industry and Technology, Mr. Mustafa Varank, The President of TÜRKPATENT, Mr. Cemil BAŞPINAR, and IFIA Vice President, Mr. Zoran BARISIC were some of the notable people in the invention community that were present in the opening ceremony.
This event aimed to introduce the inventions created by serious attempts, bring them together with the investors, and commercialize them. Moreover, ISIF plans to create awareness about the ecosystem of invention and innovation using the attendance of people of all ages so that they can hold national and international workshops and become an organization with the most powerful industrial property network in Türkiye.
This year, ISIF’22 hosted over 1 million visitors from all around the world. Besides, more than 270 inventors from 13 countries participated in this international event as contestants.
At the awards ceremony, Mr. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN, The President of Türkiye, visited the TEKNOFEST area, and we are happy to know that invention and innovation are going to take a crucial part in people’s lives all around the world. Also, presenting the ISIF’22 Grand Prix award with his own hands was an exceptional honor for them.
Also, Masoud Tajbakhsh, the Special Assistant of IFIA, announced a special statement from the President of IFIA to all the partakers and introduced them to the horizons of IFIA while visiting the invention booths.
Meanwhile, we want to thank Mr. Koray SAHIN, Member of the Executive Committee of IFIA and the representative of the federation in Turkey, for organizing this event.
Lastly, IFIA thanks all the inventors and everyone who contributed to ISIF22, and we hope to see the inventors at the 8th Istanbul International Invention Fair, ISIF23, which will be held in May 2023.