IWIS 2015 Report
This year, for the 9th time Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers has organized International Warsaw Invention Show IWIS 2015. The exhibition was organized in cooperation with Polish Patent Office and Warsaw University of Technology. International Warsaw Invention Show 2015 took place in October 12-14 in Main Hall of Warsaw University of Technology. The partners of the exhibition were Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Ministry of Economy, International Federation of Inventors’ Associations, Association of European Inventors, Polish Business Confederation Lewiatan, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development, The National Centre for Research and Development, Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Council of the Research Institutes and Polish Federation of Engineering Associations. It’s a pleasure to inform that International Warsaw Invention Show 2015 has also received the Honorary Patronage of The President of the Republic of Poland.
IWIS is the largest in Poland and one of the biggest in Europe international event related to innovation and inventiveness. This year’s IWIS was attended by the representatives from 24 countries of Asian, African, American and European countries such as: Croatia, Taiwan, Province of China, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Canada, United States, Malaysia, Czech Republic, Korea and United Kingdom, Thailand, Indonesia and many others. This year polish and international inventors presented more than 300 inventions. These solutions provide an overview of technical developments, some of them are used in practice. Each year, the International Warsaw Invention Show is accompanied by lectures and seminars on intellectual property rights and granting of patents.
The elementary aims of the International Warsaw Invention Show 2015:
- demonstrate the scientific achievements of Polish scientists and inventors on the background of global solutions,
- enable inventors to establish contacts with potential investors,
- familiarize the public opinion with the achievements of Polish inventors,
- create positive image of Polish science,
- promote innovative thinking among the youth,
This year the Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers and International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) has also organized the Fourth World Contest of Chemical Inventions. World Competition of Chemical Inventions was settled by IFIA to further strengthen its objective of emphasizing the significance of chemistry for the advancement of society.
In the IWIS exhibition, inventors will present solutions from research institutions, technology universities as well as innovative enterprises and individual inventors. To the exhibition are invited representatives of financial institutions interested in investing in innovative products and technologies. Inventors who decide to participate in the exhibition present their achievements in 20 categories ranging from ecology and environmental protection by engineering, construction, electronics and textile and chemical industry to innovative medical solutions.
You can find the pictures related to this event in the picture gallery, IWIS 2015.