The World Invention and Technology Expo 2018
WINTEX 2018 – The World Invention and Technology Expo was held by Indonesian Invention and Innovation Promotion Association (INNOPA) in collaboration with Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) on 11-13 March 2018 in ITB, Bandung. The biggest state-owned oil company in Indonesia, PT PERTAMINA (Persero), also sponsored the event and delivered a speech in the theme of “Sustainability Development”.
WINTEX aimed at creating awareness in invention and technology as well as showcasing achievement in the sector. Furthermore, WINTEX is an attempt to turn invention and technology into a culture and highlight its role in economy as well as the development of a country.
In its first year, WINTEX 2018 attracted more than 100 projects from around 10 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, South Korea, USA, Romania, Croatia, China and Taiwan, Province of China.
During WINTEX award ceremony, the participants were awarded in Gold, Silver, Bronze, and also Special Awards from other International associations. Around 1000 visitors came during the three days of event starting from university students, start-up founder, and also company representatives.
Overall, the event was held successfully and the participants were satisfied with the result. In concurrence with the concept of the event which is an expo, WINTEX not only focused on competition and exhibition, but also expo and fair. The participants could sell their products directly to the visitors and get an opportunity to meet the investors.