National Intellectual Property System, Promoted in the Framework of the International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva


In the period 11-15 April, the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) participated in the 46th edition of the International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva, Switzerland.

This year’s edition of the Exhibition brought together a record number of participants – 822, from about 40 countries, who exhibited over 1,000 inventions. The exhibition area covered 9,000 square meters and the number of visitors exceeded 31,000. The International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva attracted investors and companies around the world. On the exhibition stands were exhibited mostly in the field of health, medicine, environment and security. An invention in medicine has won the Grand Prix of the exhibition.

The Republic of Moldova was represented in the International Exhibition of Inventions by AGEPI, as well as by a group of inventors and researchers from the Republic of Moldova. On the stand of AGEPI were exhibited 7 inventions of the Moldovan inventors who registered themselves at the exhibition, being appreciated with 4 gold medals and 3 silver medals.

On the AGEPI exhibition stand were also presented informative materials referring to the national intellectual property system and was provided information on validation of European patents on the territory of the Republic of Moldova.

Traditionally, AGEPI selects and mentions the most interesting inventions presented during the Exhibition. This time as well, in the framework of the event, a trophy and three medals were handed out for the inventions presented by the inventors from Romania, the Russian Federation and Switzerland.

The International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva is the most prestigious worldwide event devoted exclusively to inventions and organized under the high patronage of the Swiss Government, the city of Geneva and the World Intellectual Property Organization. The next edition of the Exhibition will be held in the period 10-14 April 2019.