The 48th International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva Was Held With Success
THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF INVENTIONS IN GENEVA MAKES ITS MAJOR RETURN TO PALEXPO - A RETURN CROWNED WITH SUCCESS
The 48th Geneva International Inventions Exhibition took place in Palexpo from 26 April to 30, 2023, under the patronage of the Federal government of Switzerland, the State, the city of Geneva, The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the International Federation of Inventor’s Association members.
26th of April was inaugurated by the Federal Counselor, Geneva’s authorities, IFIA, WIPO, and Palexpo. 1000 new inventions from the private and public sectors of companies, universities, and product inventions were brought to the event. A great attraction of visitors from outside the competition was witnessed. The major global innovation event kept all its promises with a quantity and quality of exhibitors that exceeded expectations. “The entire Show team is delighted with the success of this 48th edition. The level of creativity and innovation showcased this year was exceptional.
We are thrilled to see so many inventors and visitors from around the world come together to celebrate the spirit of the invention,” says Miss. Caroline Simonet, director of the event.
The 48th edition of the Geneva International Inventions exhibition was a worthwhile opportunity for networking for those who took part made by the manufacturers, business administrators, promoters, financiers, and clients, from various sorts, domestic and worldwide. The exhibitors caught each chance to expose what they had made from their scientific exploration to expert business visitors, worldwide journalists from the media, and the people generally in order to make money and benefit from what they had invested by ensuring and building up their invention through the discussion over licenses.
Furthermore, the presentation of exciting advancements, the great participation of exhibitors from different nations, and the presence of organizations, Universities, commercializing groups, and journalists made the further accomplishments of the occasion. Some of the main features of this year’s exhibition included the outstanding presence of startups, showcasing a prototype of an actual invention, such as the zero-emission foiling boat from the Valais-based company MobyFly and the space shuttle model from the French company Stratoflight.
The Grand Prix, the highest distinction of the Salon des Inventions, was awarded to the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, represented by Sébastien Floquet and Aneta Ozieranska, for a food supplement that strengthens bees against external aggressions. Awarded by public vote to the most famous invention, the Public Prize was awarded to the Swiss company Genius Loci for its connected medals that promote heritage on a large scale. Also, the International Press Prize was awarded to the Swiss company Loghydrogen for the Hydrogen System HTi1, designed to reduce all vehicles’ polluting emissions and fuel consumption. The Salon des Inventions also rewarded around fifty other inventions for their innovations.
Finally, IFIA’s Best Invention Award was granted to Prof. Thomas Yun-chung LEUNG, Dr. Leo Man-yuen LEE, Prof. Alisa Sau-wun SHUM from Hong Kong Polytechnic University for the Invention “Abarginase, First-in-class Drug for Treatment of Multiple Obesty-realted Metabolic Diseases” and Rahaf Alem and also to Raghad Al Jondi, from King Abdulaziz University of Saudi Arabia for the Invention “BDD Laser”
The next edition of the International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva will occur in Springa 2024 at Palexpo.