International Salon of Inventions and Innovation Technologies “Аrchimedes”, sixteenth edition, took place from 2 to 5 April 2013, in Moscow, in the pavilion no. 4 of the Exhibition Centre "Sokolniki".
Salon "Аrchimedes" was organized by the Company "InnovExpo" with the support of the Russian presidential administration, government of the Moscow city and the World Intellectual Property Organization. Salon co-organizers and partners were: Department for Science, Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship in the Moscow city; Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks "РОСПАТЕНТ"; Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation; Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation; Academy of Science of the Russian Federation; Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation; LTD "Союзпатент"; Association of Inventors and Rationalizers of the Russian Federation.
This year edition of the Salon "Аrchimedes" brought together inventors and researchers from 16 countries worldwide and 50 regions of Russia, who presented on a space of 5000 m2 over a thousand inventions, utility models, industrial designs, and innovative projects.
A novelty of the current edition was the delimitation of the exhibition into 6 areas, namely: the exhibition area, the demonstrative area, conference halls, the recreation area and the area dedicated to organizers. This was an advantage for both participants and visitors.
AGEPI participated with an exhibition stand, within which presented the national IP system, distributed promotional material, promoted ISE "Infoinvent", thirteenth edition.
At the same exhibition stand were exposed three works of the inventors of the State University of Moldova, led by Mr. Victor Covaliov, 3 works of the inventors of the Technical University of Moldova and a work of the inventors of the Institute "ELIRI". They were assessed with 2 gold medals, 2 silver medals and one bronze medal and diplomas of merit from the Association of Inventors of Poland, Croatia, Serbia, Korea and Taiwan.
Special attention from AGEPI representatives at this edition of the salon was given to young inventors from Taiwan and Russia, who were awarded for ingenuity of inventions presented. Also, AGEPI offered medal and diploma to Scientific and Production Institute "ELARA" from Cheboksary, which exposed more than 20 patented inventions, implemented or under implementation in different domains.
AGEPI Cup was presented to Innovation Club "Archimedes" for the proper organization and development of the sixteenth edition of the International Salon of Inventions and Innovation Technologies "Аrchimedes-2013".
The Expert Committee of the Salon "Archimedes" awarded 200 gold medals, 150 silver medals and 250 bronze medals and by special prizes enjoyed themselves over 30 Scientific Centers from Russia, Serbia and Taiwan.