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Exhibit Information for Collegiate Participants

- Event name : (BIXPO 2017 International Invention Fair) Collegiate Invention Competition.
- Dates/Host : November 1~3, 2017 / Korea Electric Power Corporation
- Venue : KDJ(Kimdaejung) Convention Center


• Undergraduate students currently enrolled in school or on a temporary withdrawal


• Electric Power, Energy, ICT, Environment-Friendly, Domestic Science
- Inventions using patent application, registered patent and utility model
- Inventions using creative ideas that are not applied or registered for patent or utility model

Invention or prototype size

• Width : 100cm or less, Length : 70cm or less, Height : 100cm or less, Weight : 30kg or less
• A prototype of the actual invention may be submitted.


• Submission period : July 3~ September 22
• Application submission : on the BIXPO Homepage
※ Each individual participant or team may submit more than one invention,
       but only one invention per individual participant or team will be selected as finalist.

• For questions : please contact bixpo2017.inventon.fair@gmail.com


• The invention must represent the original idea and work of the applicant
• The invention must be original and should not be the same or similar to the inventions that won a recognition or award at other events.
• The invention should not have been disclosed or made available to the public or reproduced as a commercial product or process.
※ A violation to any of the abovementioned restrictions will result in disqualification and withdrawal of an award even after an award is presented.

Procedure and important dates

※ The time schedule and procedure are subject to change.


※ A finalist award (certificate and medal) will be given to all exhibited inventions.
※ Entries may be selected for special awards presented by other participating invention associations.
※ An award may not be given if no entries meet the qualification.


• Documents submitted will not be returned to applicant.
• All intellectual property rights on invention ideas and entries belong to the applicant.
• It is recommended that applicants submitting an actual or prototype invention to apply for patent or complete patent registration.
- Gold award winner : waiver of resume screening
- Silver, Bronze award winner : 10% extra points when resume screening

• Korea Electric Power Corporation holds the authority to release information on your invention to third parties via its offline and online publications for the purpose of judging and promotion of invention before, during and after the event.