INTARG 2017 Report
The 10th edition of International Invention and Innovation Show INTARG 2017, recognized as IFIA official event, finished on Friday June 23rd in MCK – International Congress Center in Katowice.
This year’s edition of INTARG was supported by many of Polish leading institutions, international organizations and media, by granting honorary patronage, assuming the role of partners or media partners.
The show brings together many environments focused on development, based on innovation and new technologies, cooperation between science and business, as well as between science and industry. The event is a tool for promotion of innovative products, technologies and services from different branches and scopes of science, for the purpose of transferring them to the industry. The program of the invention show was enriched with numerous conferences and accompanying events.
Andrzej Pyrza – Deputy President of Polish Patent Office, Wlodzimierz Kulisz, vice-president of Silesian Supervisory Board of Polish Federation of Engineering NOT in Katowice, Mateusz Skoweonski – Head of Department of Investor Support at Katowice Marshal’s Office and many others attended the result announcement Gala. The presence of many journalists from television, radio and press, guaranteed wide media coverage for INTARG 2017.
The exhibitors represented research units, production enterprises, start-ups as well as high schools and schools of higher education. There were also the stands of local government units, service rendering compares and entities from business surrounding. The event attracted 170 inventions from 18 countries: Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech, Egypt, France, Indonesia, Iraq, Canada, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Russia, Thailand, Taiwan, USA and Vietnam.
The solutions presented included the concepts from areas such as ecology, medicine, safety, aviation, mechanics, engineering, electronics, energetic, information technology and others.
The visitors of INTARG could see that “innovation” links the world of science and business and also serves us all, influencing the improvement of the quality of life, work, health and natural environment.