Moldovan inventors won the Grand Prix at the International Exhibition of Research, Innovation and Inventions “PRO INVENT-2014”


Inventors of the Technical University of Moldova won the Grand Prix at the International Exhibition of Research, Innovation and Inventions “PROINVENT- 2014”. Twelfth edition of the exhibition was held in the period19-21 March 2014 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

On March 20, the exhibition was visited by Mr. Mihnea Costoiu, Delegate Minister for Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technological Development, Ms. Aurelia Cristea, Delegate Minister for Social Dialogue and Relation with Civil Society and Mr. Valeriu Zgonea, President of the Chamber of Deputies.

In the current edition were exhibited over 400 inventions, exhibition bringing together scientific researchers, creators of new technologies, outstanding inventors and inventors’ associations from 75 universities, research centers and stations from Romania and abroad.

The fields presented in the Exhibition “PRO INVENT-2014” were very diverse, from agriculture to computer programs and robots.

Community of inventors of the Republic of Moldova participated very actively in the current edition of the Exhibition. Thus, the Exhibition “PROINVENT-2014” was attended by inventors and researchers from the Technical University of Moldova, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “N. Testemitanu”, State Agrarian University of Moldova, National Center of Public Health, Institute of Crops “Porumbeni”, Institute of Genetics, Physiology and Plant Protection of the ASM, etc.

Traditionally, AGEPI participated in the Exhibition with an information stand, in the framework of which it provided consultancy on the national intellectual property system. At the same time, AGEPI specialists promoted among inventors of Romania, Poland, Croatia, etc., participants in the said Exhibition relevant information about the period of organization and conditions for participation in the International Specialized Exhibition “Infoinvent-2015”.

Over 60 scientific and innovation achievements from 11 institutions of our country were presented at the Exhibition PROINVENT-2014. The record of awards of the Moldovan inventors included 12 gold, 9 silver, 13 bronze medals and two special prizes. AGEPI was awarded the gold medal, special mention of the Jury for the promotion of the national intellectual property protection system.

Grand Prix of the Exhibition “PRO INVENT-2014” was awarded to the Technical University of Moldova for outstanding contribution in the creative technical-scientific field.

Grand Prix of the Jury was awarded to Mr. Prof. Dr. Eng. Dorel Cernomazu (University “Stefan cel Mare” of Suceava) and the team led by him.

Professor Constantin Spanu, specialist in medical virology, was awarded the Grand Prix of the National Institute of Inventions in Iasi.

AGEPI presented the exhibition winners with three medals, namely: University of Pitesti, CS Hofigal JSC and Institute of Inventions in Iasi. AGEPI Cup was awarded to North University Centre of Baia Mare for inventions presented at the Exhibition and for the high level of their implementation.

International Exhibition of Research, Innovation and Inventions “PROINVENT” is organized annually by the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca under the aegis of the Ministry of National Education for Scientific Research, Technological Development, Innovation having as partners: the Academy of Technical Sciences - Cluj Branch, State Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Moldova, Romanian Inventors Forum, State Office for Inventions and Trademarks of Romania, Center of Multiplying Didactic Materials.