Over 700 Innovative Projects Showcased in Archimedes 2018
The 21st Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovative Technologies – Archimedes 2018 – took place at the Moscow Exhibition and Convention Centre “Sokolniki” from 5th to 8th of April 2018.
More than 250 organisations, participants from 27 countries and 55 regions of the Russian Federation, presented more than 700 innovative projects and inventions in Archimedes 2018.
The main aims of the Salon in 2018 are stimulation of inventive, patent-licensing and innovation activities; development of the market for the results of intellectual activity, assistance in promotion of new products and services.
During the preparation and organization of Salon “Archimedes” special competitions were organized with the support of Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT), Department of Housing, Utilities and Amenities of Moscow, Department of City-Building Policy of Moscow, Ministry of Interior, Emergency Management and Natural Disasters Response, Governmental corporation “ROSCOSMOS” and other partners of the Salon.
Several important events took place throughout the Salon’s business program including International conference on the relevant issues of inventive, innovative and licensing activities, organized by Research-to-practice Conference of ROSPATENT theme «Actual issues of legal protection of the results of intellectual activities and resource of individualization», Organizers: Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT), Federal Institute for Industrial Property, Moscow City Organisation “VOIR”, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Over the 4 days of the Salon work, it hosted more than 5000 visitors. Among them, there were organized groups of schoolchildren, students, delegations of Russian and foreign organisations.
Expert commission and International Jury of Salon “Archimedes” evaluated the participants and awarded the most outstanding inventions in nominations.