From innovative medical instruments, electrically operated hand prosthesis, agricultural drone, portable air quality monitoring device, intelligent waste sorting system, autonomous vacuum cleaner, disassemblable armchair for children, drying plant for fruits and vegetables, 3D printer, pork pariser with sea-buckthorn, low-calorie biscuits to achievements of the local creators in the field of product and industrial design, fashion design, plastic arts, furniture, graphics, architecture, interior design, etc. – all these, as well as dozens of other inventions, unique projects and creative products from about 10 countries will be presented within the framework of the International Specialized Exhibition “INFOINVENT”, which will take place from 20 to 23 November 2019, in the precincts of the Central Pavilion of the International Exhibition Center “Moldexpo”.
The event, which is in its 16th edition, is organized by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) and the International Exhibition Center (I.E.C.) “Moldexpo” J.S.C., in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Culture and Research and the National Agency for Research and Development.
Approximately 80 institutions and enterprises, young creators and inventors from the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Belarus, Poland, Italy, South Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, France, etc., will participate in the exhibition, who will present at the exhibition stands more than 400 inventions, innovative and creative products/services, innovative and innovation and technology transfer projects, etc.
The works of the participants will be exhibited in 5 compartments: inventions, plant varieties and industrial design; innovative products and services; innovation and technology transfer projects; creation of youth and creative industries.
The official opening ceremony of the ISE “INFOINVENT” will take place on November 20, at 11:00, in the Central Pavilion of the IEC “Moldexpo”. The inauguration will be attended by members of the Government, representatives of the Parliament, of the diplomatic missions accredited in the Republic of Moldova with headquarters in Chisinau and the business environment, of the international and national organizations in the field of intellectual property, of the research and higher education institutions, inventors, creative researchers and young people.
An additional program of events, including conferences, seminars and workshops (see attached below) will be held within the exhibition.
Thus, the International Innovation Conference entitled “Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development” will take place, on November 20-21, at the Wine House. The event is organized by AGEPI, in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and with the support of the Minister of Education, Culture and Research. Being at the 4th edition, the Conference will address issues related to national policies and strategies in the field of innovation and intellectual property (IP) to support sustainable development; the role of IP and innovations in increasing competitiveness and shaping knowledge-based societies; stimulating the implementation of clean and environmentally friendly technologies; the role of technology transfer in the development of innovative business, etc. respectively, increasing the quality of life; mechanisms to encourage innovation and technology transfer, etc. The opening of the Conference will take place on November 20, at 14.00.
On Wednesday, November 20, at 11:30, in the Central Pavilion of Moldexpo, will be organized a presentation of the traditional products with protected geographical indications or with the potential to be protected from different regions of the Republic of Moldova.
On Thursday, November 21, at 12:00, in the Central Pavilion of Moldexpo, will be held a master-class entitled “The Art and Technique of Leather Goods”, with the participation of students from the Technological College of Chisinau and the Technical University of Moldova.
On Friday, November 22, at 14:30, will take place the presentation of the short film “Billion”. The event represents a tribute dedicated to the late actor Mihai Curagau, people’s artist. The producer intends to launch a crowdfunding campaign for the sum of 200,000 lei in support of the bust of actor Mihai Curagau and its inauguration in the place where he performed his activity during his life, between the two cultural institutions: the National Theater “Satiricus” and the Cinematograph “Odeum”.
According to the program of the exhibition, the International Specialized Exhibition “INFOINVENT” laureate award ceremony will take place on November 22, at 14.30, in the precincts of the Central Pavilion of Moldexpo. Among the most important distinctions that will be granted, we should mention: Award of the Government of the Republic of Moldova for Outstanding Inventor; distinctions of the World Intellectual Property Organization; medals and trophies of AGEPI; mentions and diplomas of partners, etc.
On Saturday, November 23, at 10:00, in the precincts of the Central Pavilion of Moldexpo, the National Agency for Research and Development (NARD) will organize an information and training event ENRICH Information Day & Training, intended for entrepreneurs with innovation potential and researchers to facilitate cooperation in the development of multinational projects. The participants will have the opportunity to draw upon the experience of Hungarian specialists within the European Network of Research & Innovation Centres and Hubs.
The International Specialized Exhibition “INFOINVENT” represents an ideal environment for business meetings between inventors, researchers and representatives of the investment sector. It is a major event for the entire scientific and innovation community in the Republic of Moldova.
More information about the ISE “INFOINVENT” can be found on the website: www.agepi.gov.md.
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