BIXPO 2017 Brings 60,000 Participants Together
In an attempt to address the pressing problem of global warming, International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) joined forces to organize the international energy exhibition “Bitgaram International Exposition of Electric Power Technology” (BIXPO).
BIXPO 2017 was held at the KDJ (Kimdaejung) Convention Center in Gwangju, Korea from November 1 to 3, 2017 under the support of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.
BIXPO 2017 convened over 4,000 business leaders and scholars from 50 different countries giving them the opportunity to share and learn the latest energy technologies and look for new business opportunities.
600 booths were occupied by the exhibitors showcasing the latest technologies in the area of energy and electricity. 30 international conferences were held bringing together 4000 participants. 150 cutting-edge inventions from creative minds were showcased. 60000 participants including buyers, entrepreneurs, professionals, academic and industry leaderships from research institutes, organizations, and IFIA member associations took part in the event.
BIXPO 2017 also helped the small and medium-sized Korean companies find opportunities to enter foreign markets by networking with foreign counterparts.
During the award ceremony, IFIA Best Invention Medal was awarded in two different categories of KEPCO Sector and Foreign Sector. “Momit Cool and Mybudget” won IFIA Medal for the foreign sector while The KECPO Sector prize was given to:
1. CT Circuit Real-Time Monitoring Device for 154kV Transformer Protection System
2. High Performance Measurement System for Location of Partical Discharge in GIS