Participation in the "43rd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva"
Venue :
Geneva, Switzerland

ISTA Secretariat coordinated six member universities (including Northeastern University, Southeast University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Tsinghua University) to jointly participate in the 43rd  International Exhibition of Inventions which was held in Geneva between 15 and 19 April of 2015. 37 inventions from the member universities were showcased along with more than 1,000 other entries from 48 countries. All the inventions from ISTA were highly praised by the judging panels and were awarded 3 special gold medals, 13 gold medals, 14 silver medals, 6 bronze medals and 9 special awards. The ISTA delegation had also attracted massive media coverage.

ISTA member universities had achieved outstanding results in the exhibition seven years in a row, a solid proof on their research capabilities which are internationally acclaimed.

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During the exhibition, the delegation visited University of Geneva, met the representatives from University of Geneva and Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne to exchange technology transfer practices.


The collaborative participation in the International Exhibition of Invention provides ISTA member universities an opportunity to showcase their scientific and technological achievements and to facilitate international exchanges and collaborations.  The secretariat will continue to support ISTA members to join distinctive exhibitions held around the globe, encouraging technological innovation and participation in international exchanges; and to foster co-operations with members in the industry and investors from worldwide, promoting the fruit of researches in China to the world.