World Competition of Chemical Inventions

  3- 5 November 2011, Warsaw, Poland

connected to the International Warsaw Inventions Show


Last Update
November 2
,  2011 

Venue: Hotel Gromada Airport, Warsaw


The year 2011 will coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize awarded to Madame Marie Curie, the great chemist. The year will also be the centenary of the founding of the International Association of Chemical Societies. Therefore the Executive Board of UNESCO endorsed the proposal for proclamation by the United Nations of 2011 as an International Year of Chemistry (IYC).

The chemistry is a creative science essential for sustainability and improvements to our way of life. The majority of the patented inventions are connected the chemistry as the protection of new chemical materials and processes. For this reason the obligation of the SPWiR and the IFIA is connecting to the series of IYC events to celebrate Madam Curie’s centenary and the chemistry by organization of the First World Competition of Chemical Inventions in Warsaw.


Chemical inventions

Chemical inventions are technical creations in the fild of chemistry. The International Patent Classification (IPC), established by the Strasbourg Agreement 1971, provides for a hierarchical system for the classification of patented inventions according to the different areas of technology to which they pertain. The Section C refers to the chemical inventions.

World Competition of Chemical Inventions

The World Competition of Chemical Inventions is introduction, evaluation forum and market palace of the chemical inventions organized by the SPWiR and the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations – IFIA and hosted by the International Warsaw Inventions Show – IWIS, Warsaw (3-5 November 2011).



The participant items should be chemical inventions, according to IPC Section C, which will be presented on the IWIS 2011. The application for registration is requirement by completing of application form and handing down to IFIA booth on IWIS Hal; Deadline: 3 November.

The registered chemical invention will be marked on its booth by IFIA chemical invention logo.

Evaluation and prizes

IFIA Chemical Jury will evaluate the registered chemical inventions on 4 November. The IFIA covers the prizes (Chemical Invention Oscar, IFIA Laureates in Chemistry and IFIA Certificates) The Chemical Inventions’ Award Ceremony will be organized on 5 November, Warsaw.