Global Invention Forum in Cyprus 2019
Global Invention Forum in Cyprus 2019 Global Invention Forum was held on May 14-15, 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus (at The Grand Hall, Cyprus largest Congress and Exhibition Hall at the Hotel GrandResort Limassol).
Mr. Leonidas Antoniou, Director of Promotion and Advisory Services Unit Research and Innovation Foundation, welcomes the participants of the Forum on behalf of the Cyprus Government and on behalf of Mr. Kyriacos Kokkinos, Chairman, Research & Innovation Foundation, Chief Scientist Research & Innovation
Monika Zikova (the Official Representative of WIPO) welcomes the participants of the Forum
Mr. Wu Kou Chen (Republic of Taiwan), Chairman of the International Jury welcomes the participants of the Forum
The Opening Ceremony of the Forum by the honored guests: Mr. Leonidas Antoniou, Mrs. Monika Zikova, Mr. Wu Kou Chen and Mr. Masoud Tajbakhsh (the Official Representative of IFIA)
The Forum was organized with the support of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Invest Cyprus, Research & Innovation Foundation, International Federation of Inventors' Associations (IFIA), the International Federation of Inventors Associations and the International Innovation Club "Archimedes". The participants from 21 countries (including Europe, Asia and Africa) presented their innovative projects at the Forum venue at the Hotel GrandResort Limassol.

The projects were presented according to the following classifications:

  1. IT and technology of data processing and storage;
  2. Biotechnology, genetic engineering and medicine;
  3. Pollution control and environmental protection, waste management;
  4. Science-technical creativity of youth;
  5. Hygiene, cosmetics, veterinary;
  6. Agriculture and food industry;
  7. Extraction and processing of hydrocarbons;
  8. Industrial design;
  9. Construction and construction materials;
  10. Technology of new and renewable energy sources;
  11. Transport;
  12. Trademarks and brand names (nomination "Trademark LEADER": products and services, manufactured under the proper trademark (brand name), logotypes, corporate identity of the companies).

The best innovative projects were represented at the Forum:

Croatia: Presentation of the innovation project «Gasification of waste sludge». Speaker: Mrs. Ljiljana Pedišić, President of Croatian Inventors Network;

Cyprus: Presentation of the innovation project «Micro-organisms as bioindicators for water filtration systems». Speakers: the students of the American International School in Cyprus - Ms. Amy Shen, Ms. Mikoto Nakamura (Supervisor: Mr. Andreas Economou);

Egypt: Presentation of the innovation project «MS804 - Device, system and method for locating lost airplanes an flight recorders». Speaker: Mr. Alaa Mohamed Hammouda;

Egypt: Presentation of the innovation project «Aqua Vision - device, system and method for vision correction, and visually impaired divers». Speaker: Mr. Alaa Mohamed Hammouda;

North Macedonia: Presentation of the innovation project «Glamping tent with woodern construction and natural air-conditioning ». Speaker: Mr. Zlatko Pankov Executive Director of AMK PANEX

Poland:
Presentation of the innovation project «The new generation of anticorrosive zinc primers with modified Zn pigments – excellent physico-mechanical and anticorrosive properties». Speaker: Mrs. Andrea Kraśko;

Russia: Presentation of the innovation project «Method of early diagnostics of the risk of development of essential arterial hypertension» – FSBEIHE

"Dagestan State Medical University" of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation;

«Method for producing alkyl polyglyukoside», Kuban State Technological University. Speaker: Mrs. Maria Shashkarova, Leader Specialist of Moscow City Organization Of Inventors.


The list of speakers at the Moderated Work Session "The role of inventive and patent-licensing activities in the development of modern high-tech industry":

- Mrs. Monika Zikova , Senior Program Officer in the World Intellectual Property Organization, Switzerland;

- Mr. Wu Kou Chen , President of International Alliance of Innovation Associations, Taiwan; - Mrs. Ljiljana Pedišić , President of Croatian Inventors Network, Croatia;

- Mr. Dmitry Zezyulin, Chairman of the International Innovation Club "Archimedes", Executive Committee Member of IFIA, Russia;

- Mr. Mirko Mitić , Executive Director of the Serbian Organization of Inventors Serbia;

- Mr. Alaa Mohamed Hammouda , Advisor for medical and technical supplies and services - UAE; Cultural advisor of Roznameh Publishing House – Switzerland, Egypt;

- Mrs. Andrea Kraśko , Leader Specialist of Promotion Agency INVENTOR, Poland;

- Mrs. Maria Shashkarova, Leader Specialist of Moscow City Organization Of Inventors, Russia.


VIP delegation visits the Taiwan exhibition area
Mr. Leonidas Antoniou talks with the Croatian inventors
VIP delegation at the Serbian exposition
At the exposition of North Macedonia
At the exhibition space of LLC "BIOHIM", Russian Federation
At the exposition space of "Dagestan State Medical University", Russian Federation
Kuban Technological University projects presentation.
The Egyptian inventor Mr. Alaa Mohamed Hammouda, the winner of the WIPO award "For creativity", presents his projects at the Forum venue
The project presentation by Ms. Amy Shen and Ms. Mikoto Nakamura, the students of the American International School in Cyprus Participants and guests of the Global Invention Forum in Cyprus
At the Forum Closing Ceremony the participants were awarded with gold, silver and bronze medals as well as with the special prizes. The Grand Prix of the Forum "For the complex of presented developments" was awarded to a collaborative delegation of inventors of the Republic of Taiwan. The WIPO medal "For creativity" was awarded to the inventor from Egypt, Mr. Alaa Mohamed Hammouda.

The WIPO «Schoolchildren's Trophy» was awarded to the students of the American International School in Cyprus, Ms. Amy Shen and Ms. Mikoto Nakamura. Mr. Zlatko Pankov, the inventor of the Republic of North Macedonia, was awarded with the Medal of the International Federation of Inventions Associations. The special prize of the Forum "For the best youth project" were awarded students Mr. Davor Sirinik and Mr. Luka Miskovich from Croatia.
Global Invention Forum in Cyprus 2019 awards

During the Forum business program the representatives from WIPO and IFIA shared their great experience in World invention and organization of patent-licensing activity with the participants and visitors at the Forum venue (The Grand Hall at GrandResort Limassol)

The Forum special guest, Mr. Sergey Sirotin, an outstanding saxophonist, performed the world's famous music for the participants and guests at the Forum Closing Ceremony and Cocktail party.
The Forum participants visited the Old Town of Limassol, The Limassol Medieval Castle and Limassol Marina on a private guided tour on May 15.
We look forward to seeing you at the Global Invention Forum in Cyprus 2020!
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