The winner of the Award of the Government of the Republic of Moldova “Outstanding Inventor” has become the famous chemist Victor Covaliov – doctor, associate professor at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology of the State University of Moldova. He was appreciated for the cycle of inventions in the field of ecology. The winner will be awarded a prize worth 10,000 lei.
The most outstanding inventor was selected by the jury of the International Specialized Exhibition “Infoinvent”. The event took place from 15 to 18 November and was organized by the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) in partnership with the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (ASM), Agency for Innovation and Technology Transfer (AITT) and IEC “Moldexpo” and with the support of the European Patent Office (EPO).
Nearly 100 institutions and enterprises, young creators and inventors from the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Portugal, Croatia, Czech Republic, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Morocco, Indonesia, etc., participated in the fifteenth edition.
Victor Covaliov is one of the most active and famous inventors in the Republic of Moldova. Up to now, he has filed with the AGEPI the largest number of patent applications for inventions – 269. Many of the inventions are in the field of ecology, for which he is called in the international specialty journals “inventor of green technologies and guardian of purity”. On the second place in this top is the daughter of the winner of the Governmental Award “Outstanding Inventor”, Olga Covaliova, who filed 266 patent applications with the AGEPI.
Victor Covaliov’s developments and technologies are mentioned with the highest awards of the Exhibitions of Inventions in countries such as Hungary, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Belgium, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Poland and, of course, the Republic of Moldova. In 2015, Victor Covaliov was presented the Award National Energy Globe Republic of Moldova for the project “Biogas production from agro-industrial waste biomass”.