The 11th International Inventions & Innovation Show in Katowice, Poland
The 11th edition of International Invention and Innovation Show INTARG 2018, recognized as IFIA official event, finished on Tuesday June 21st in MCK – International Congress Center in Katowice – capital of the leader center of economy and industry in Poland.
This year’s edition of INTARG was supported by many of Polish leading institutions (Ministry of Science, Patent Office, President of Silesia Region and of Katowice City and many others), international organizations (IFIA, Polonia International Foundation) and media, by granting honorary patronage, assuming the role of partners or media partners.
This event was inaugurated by the President of Katowice City, IFIA Director and President of Polonia International Foundation. General Director of Ministry of Science, General Director of Polish Patent Office, President of Silesian Supervisory Board, President of Katowice Polish Federation of Engineering NOT, General Director 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 2018.
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 governmental agency for development of science, local government units, service rendering compares and entities from business surrounding. The program of the invention show was enriched with numerous conferences and accompanying events (gala, networking cocktail, B2B meetings).
The event attracted participants from 14 countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, France, Hong-Kong, Germany, Iran, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Thailand, Tunisia, Taiwan, and Vietnam.
The solutions presented included the concepts from areas such as ecology, medicine, safety, aviation, mechanics, engineering, electronics, energetics, information technology and others. International Jury was awarded Grand Prix, The Best Foreign Invention, Price of President of Jury, 12 platinum prices, gold, silver and bronze medals.
The best innovations was granted also by the prices of INTARG honorary patronages and partners: Polish Ministry of Science, Polish Ministry of Investment and Technology, IFIA, WIIPA, Polish Patent Office, Polish Chambers of Ecology, Polish Federation of Engineering and many others.