Suzhou Submission Form

1.  The Invention



The problem the inventor(s) wanted to solve: To make new accordions that distinguish from old types by external shape and inner construction to achieve better and softer sound of instruments, reduce their weight and make a special design, but with the respect towards the traditional design structure.

Description. New generation of accordions includes 12 technical improvements and innovative solutions which mostly refer to softness of tone, presence and elegance. With the precise inner construction inventor reduced the weight of the accordion and improved the quality of the sound without reducing its mechanical stability or life term. New generation includes diatonic and piano accordions.

Presentation. New generation includes diatonic and piano accordions, the details that made them so special are also new intarsia pattern, shapes and order of trumpets on the bass side, grille, bellows pattern and many other details.


Fields of application Music.


- improved sound variation and softness of tone

- comfort: reduced weight and other improvements

- elegance: new design with respect to tradition

Stage of development. production item.
Documentation available:  (X) Yes
leaflet, video, website

2.  The inventor (or inventors)


Name Valentin ZUPAN



Self introduction.

Zupan is one of the few manufacturers of accordions in the world who draws his own plans, makes a model and manufactures a sample with his own hands. He developed and manufactured many excellent instruments in the past, still improves and upgrades his accordions to the last detail.

Owner of the invention? (X) Yes

3.  Protection


Patent Status:
Innovations are protected by patent, model protection and trademark in Europe, USA and 12 other countries.

4.  Business intention


Possibilities of cooperation.

5.  Contact


Name: Inovatorski center ASI (Inventors’ Centre ASI)

Address: Šutna 40 A, SI-1240 Kamnik, Slovenia
Fax +386 1 831 73 84      Tel +386 41 999 904