On October 19-20, 2021, the World Invention Forum was held in Limassol, Republic of Cyprus. About 200 projects from 18 countries were presented at the Forum. The most notable projects were awarded with gold and silver medals of the forum, the Grand Prix was received by Plazmateh (Republic of Serbia), the special prize "The Best Invention of Scientific and Technical Creativity of Youth" was received by the Crimean Cadet Corps, a special prize for the Trademark was given to Lemmark Medical (Republic of Serbia), special prizes were also awarded to Srečko Pisnik (Republic of Slovenia) and INNOPA (Indonesian Inventors Association).
The Small Academy of Sciences (Republic of Crimea) and the Moscow School "Sozvezdie" were awarded with special medals for the inventive creativity of youth from the Serbian Association of Inventors.
Forum participants were greeted by representatives of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), International Federation of Inventors Associations (IFIA), Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (Rospatent), IAIA (Interantional Alliance of Innovation and Invention Associations), Croatian Association of Inventors (Savez Inovatora Zagreba), World Association Intellectual Property and Inventions (WIIPA), the Thai Invention and Innovation Association (ATIP), the British Institute of Patentees & Inventors, the Serbian Association of Inventors, and President of the Archimedes International Innovation Club.
Within the framework of the business program of the forum, presentations of participants' projects were held, as well as a round table on the topic "Global development trends in inventive and patent-licensing activities", at which several speakers presented their views: Andrey Zhuravlev, Head of the FIPS Center for International Cooperation, Doctor Unchalee Sanguanpong, President of the Thai Association of Inventors, President of the British Institute of Inventors Mark Sheahan, as well as representatives of Plazmateh and Lemmark Medical. Presentational films about inventive activity in research centers of Belgorod State University, Kuban State University and Kuban State Technical Univesity have been showed.
We express our special gratitude to Cyprus schools who participated in the Forum - L.I.T.C. Private School and Morfosis Private School, as well as GrandResort Hotel Limassol for the quality organization of the event.
See you next year!