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BIXPO 2017 International Invention Fair, which received official recognition by the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA), is one of the foremost world’s invention competitions with more than 200 entries ranging from electric power and ICT to the environment, encouraging innovation and entrepreneurships.

Finalist entries will selected by a panel of experts in the electric power industry. Electric Power Research Institute (USA), and International Federation of Inventors’ Associations will present special awards to these entries.


 Overview


Official Name    BIXPO 2017 International Invention Fair
Dates / Host    November 1 ~ 3, 2017 / Korea Electric Power Corporation
Venue    KDJ (Kimdaejung) Convention Center
Eligibility for submission    Overseas invention associations and organizations, Independent inventor, domestic research institutes, All companies participating in 2017 BIXPO
   (including university research labs), KEPCO employees, and undergraduate students
Invention themes    Electric Power, Energy, ICT, Environment-Friendly, Domestic Science
           - R&D outcomes using patent application, registered patent, and utility model
           - R&D outcomes using creative ideas 
that are not applied or registered for patent or utility model
Invention or prototype dimensions    - Width: 100cm or less, Length: 70cm or less, Height: 100cm or less, Weight: 30kg or less
   ※ The dimension requirement may change depending on the size of booth (TBD), and prior consultation with
        the BIXPO secretariat is required for oversized invention/prototype.

   - A prototype of the actual invention may be submitted.
   - Please note that if you could exhibit your invention during BIXPO, your invention has a high probability of being selected.
For questions : Korea Electric Power Corporation (bixpo2017.inventon.fair@gmail.com)