Authorized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Chinese Innovation and Invention Society sponsored the Hong Kong International Invention and Design Competition, and led elite teams of Taiwan delegates to participate in the exhibition. Garnering a total of 39 gold, 25 silver, 2 bronze, 12 special awards and overall team ranking first place, victory was declared, bringing 2015 to a perfect close with the bounty.
In its eleventh year, Inno Design Tech Expo sponsored by the HKTDC has brought together the most number of exhibitors ever. Global creativity, new inventions, practical technology, a variety of commercial designs and services were showcased in this platform, helping enterprises enhance their competitiveness through creativity and technology and broadening their business opportunities.
Last year(2014), hoping to bring Taiwan's excellent innovation, invention and competition experience into Hong Kong, the HKTDC authorized for the first time Chinese Innovation and Invention Society to organize the Hong Kong International Invention and Design Competition, This year's exhibition was richly diverse and attracted tens of thousands of visitors. Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)director general, Francis Gurry both attended the event.
Mr. Alireza Rastegar Abbasalizadeh, the chair of International Federation of Inventors' Associations (IFIA) attended the event to express the importance of this competition. Hong Kong has established itself internationally in the very important lifeline of innovative invention and trade, and the industrial and academic teams from Taiwan have much to learn from Hong Kong
According to Taiwan's chief delegate, Secretary-General of Chinese Innovation and Invention Society Wu Chih-yao, among the entries from 13 countries in this Hong Kong International Invention and Design Competition, Taiwan won a total of 39 gold and 12 special awards. Taiwan's performance is improving over the years, winning overall team ranking first place for two consecutive years.
Wu Kou-Chen, Chairman of the Chinese Innovation and Invention Society also indicates that in competing against Russia, Japan, Ukraine and Poland in 2015 and in the Hong Kong International Invention and Design Competition in December, Taiwan has performed brilliantly. He notes that with the accumulation of time and energy invested into the invention, Taiwan's entries have matured and have gained potential for mass production.