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 IFIA presentations on the iENA 2010 exhibition

  28-31 October 2010

on the occasion of the IFIA General Assembly and 3rd International Inventor's Day

Last Update
November 8
,  2010 

Venue: Messezentrum, Nuremberg  


The IFIA General Assembly was organized connected to the iENA 2010.

The “International Inventor’s Day” event was established by the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) to raise awareness of the role of inventors in our daily lives, and to celebrate the contribution made by inventors to the development of science, technology and societies across the globe. The “International Inventor’s Day (IID)” must be organized together with an selected national similar event. The the first issue of “International Inventor’s Day (IID)” was celebrated on 2nd of February 2008 in Bangkok together the Inventor's Day in Thailand.

The second issue of “International Inventor’s Day (IID)” was again celebrated on 2nd of February 2009 in Bangkok together the Inventor’s Day in Thailand. > > > report here

The IFIA ExCo was accepted that the third issue of International Inventor’s Day be together with Argentina's Inventor's Day. This day is the birthday (September 29) of László Bíró who is the inventor of ballpoint pen. The celebration will be organized one month later connected to the IFIA General Assembly on 29 October 2010, Nuremberg for financial reasons. Report > > > here.


The “Ideas-Inventions-New Products” (iENA) international trade show is the world’s launching platform for marketing inventions. The iENA presented more than 800 inventions from 37 countries at Nuremberg’s Trade Show Center. The specialized visitors came from 38 countries and the majority of them were visiting the trade show for the first time. The specialized public was very impressed with the high quality of the exhibited inventions which ranged from practical solutions for everyday problems to high-tech innovations. The iENA was official IFIA event. Therefore András Vedres IFIA President given the opening address and he visited the presentations in occasion of the opening circle.




iENA Opening  and Mr. András Vedres's address


Among the 19 IFIA members presentations, new participants from Saudi-Arabia, and China also rated their presence at the iENA as a total success. The China Association of Invention has already announced that it plans to attend next year with a larger common group of participants.



Electric herdsman on the "Signo" (Germany) booth  -  Collective Bavarian design presentation  -  Syrian booth is visited by the IFIA President




Polish IFIA member presentation  -  A. Vedres and Russian delegates


The selected  IFIA members (from Arabic network, Yemen and Egypt, than Czech Republic, China Min Hang High School, Moldavia, Philippines, Romania and Sweden) presented inventions on collective IFIA booth  free of charge.



Collective booth for several IFIA members:   China Min Hang High School  -  Czech inventions  -  Dr Khaled Nashwan (Yemen)

The IFIA organized collective presentation titled “Cultural Innovation”. The cultural innovation is the utilization of new things (object and project) which represent characteristic cultural value too. This was the first example of presentation of this items before the First Cultural Innovation Festival which will be organized on 24-27 August,  2011 Kaoshiung, Taiwan.


IFIA booth: Cultural Innovation


Cultural Innovations: Statutes prepared by György GÁL  -  Violins presented by Dr. Octavian PLESA  - Taiwan ornaments  -  Children multimedia book prepared Mrs. Aranka Latorcai-Ujházi


Awarding - Grand Prizes

The IFIA Cup for the best invention of 62nd IENA goes to Mr. Friedhelm Limbeck (Germany) who invented a solar-operated seawater and brackish water desalination plant.

The Grand Prize of IENA organizers goes to Mrs. Aranka Latorcai-Ujházi (Hungary) for her Cultural Innovation: „I drive in my sleep too” (Multimedia tool for the kids’ education)




Mr. Vedres awards Mr. Friedhelm Limbeck    -   Mrs. Lydia Zetl and Mrs. Aranka Latorcai-Ujházi