The Biggest didactic event in the world for inventors is born

The Innovation Week IWA 2020 ends the 2020 edition with the world record of 50 participating countries / regions becoming the first didactic event in the world for inventors

The 2020 edition of the Innovation Week IWA 2020 results were announced for the 15th and last week on Saturday, December 19th. And for that week only, results were unveiled for 23 countries / regions, increasing the number of participating countries to 50 countries / regions.

Thus, this last week participants received 110 “Master of Innovation” certifications and 151 distinctions including:

  • « Best Invention in the entire competition» Award: attributed to Liwen Tian from the « Institute of Cash Crops, Xinjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China » and aux inventors Longfu Zhu (China), Lu Feng (China), Yongliang Yu (China), for the invention « Innovation and Application of Key Cotton Production Technology for High Yield and High Efficiency in Oases »;
  • « Best Inventor in the entire competition»: attributed to Shang Jianzhong (China) for his inspiring and remarquable pathway to commercialize his amazing invention « Clinical verification and clinical use of ShangRing®—Disposable Male Circumcision Device in Africa » ;
  • Grand Prize: attributed to the « Faculty of Engineering, Ramkhamhaeng University (Thailand) » for the invention « Hybrid Microorganisms Reducer Using Ion Corona with UVC » invented by: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siseerot Ketkaew ;
  • Semi-Grand Prize: attributed to « Fabricação de veiculos de tracção electrica LDA, Portugal » for the invention « VEECO, full homologated sport electric car » invented by : Eng. Joao Oliveira.

Virustop contest category : launched by OFEED in parallel to the Innovation Week IWA event on March 13th, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemy:

  • Grand Prize: attributed to Eng Abdul Azees Ajmal from « University of Ruhuna », (Sri Lanka) and Wahid Fathima Shahana from « University of Jaffna », (Sri Lanka) for the invention « Non Invasive Screening Tool to Detect Anemia » ;

Young inventors category

  • Grand Prize and « Best Invention in the entire competition »: attributed to Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Elementary School (Thailand) for the invention « FunPlosion – Smart Bathroom in the New Normal ! » by 9 to 11 years old inventors: Bharawee Nhongharnpitak, Bhuricha Nhongharnpitak, Kaweewat Santivorapong, Pranrak Baikloy et Yanawatana Krisdathanont.
  • Semi-Grand Prize: attributed to Thailand Inventors Club (Thailand) for the invention « ReLeep – A New Lifestyle Technology » by 9 to 11 years old inventors: Chatprapat Baikloy, Napakapol Pitakteeratham, Nonlanee Kittipongwat et Puttipat Kittipongwat.

In four months, the Innovation Week IWA 2020 program, using OFEED WebTV, reached participants from all around the world without any barriers or limitations, giving the voice to inventors and inspiring so many others through the excellent contribution of honorable innovation experts from India and Germany respectively Dr Aynampudi Subbarao and Prof Winfried Sturm. And, the event ends its 2020 edition with a record of 50 participating countries / regions and a total of 1585 attributed certificates, becoming the first didactic event in the world for inventors :

  • 845 awards;
  • 740 certifications of « Master of Innovation ».

In addition, the event benefitted from a large press coverage worldwide, only in this 2020 edition, with more than 400 press articles published in several languages (Arabic, French, English, Spanish, Polish, German, Turkish, Chinese). 

Thank you to all partners and congratulations to all participants!!!

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Annexes

Number of Projects by continent
Continent Number of Projects %
Asia 167 61%
Europe 51 19%
Africa 29 11%
South America 23 8%
North America 5 2%
Total 275 100%
Number of countries/regions by continent
Continent Number of Countries / regions
Africa 6
Asia 22
Europe 18
North America 2
South America 2
Total 50
Number of Awards by continent
Continent Number of Awards
Africa 71
Asia 550
Europe 159
North America 13
South America 52
Total 845
 Number of Masters by continent
Continent Number of Masters
Africa 128
Asia 504
Europe 71
North America 10
South America 27
Total 740
Country/Region Number of Masters Country/Region Number of Awards
Morocco 109 Turkey 83
Lebanon 101 India 79
India 68 Poland 75
Turkey 59 Morocco 54
IR Iran 45 Brazil 50
Macao, SAR China 44 Macao, SAR China 49
Malaysia 34 PR China 48
PR China 34 Malaysia 39
Brazil 26 Lebanon 38
Indonesia 21 Thailand 36
Thailand 20 IR Iran 29
Yemen 17 Indonesia 28
Iraq 14 Taiwan, China 28
Romania 13 Romania 25
Germany 12 Iraq 24
Vietnam 12 Yemen 18
Bosnia-Herzegovina 11 Germany 15
Poland 11 Vietnam 12
Syria 9 Bosnia-Herzegovina 12
Egypt 8 Syria 11
Canada 8 Canada 10
Sri Lanka 7 Sri Lanka 8
Sierra Leone 6 Sierra Leone 6
Taiwan, China 5 Egypt 5
Portugal 3 Montenegro 5
Bahrein 3 UAE 5
Hong Kong, SAR China 3 Portugal 4
Nigeria 3 Macedonia 4
Macedonia 3 Hungary 4
Hungary 3 Bahrein 3
Montenegro 2 Hong Kong, SAR China 3
Serbia 2 Nigeria 3
Qatar 2 Serbia 3
Philippines 2 Qatar 3
Sweden 2 Sweden 3
Ukraine 2 Cambodia 3
Cambodia 2 USA 3
USA 2 Philippines 2
France 1 Ukraine 2
Chile 1 France 2
Italy 1 Chile 2
Great Britain 1 Italy 2
Netherland 1 Senegal 2
South Korea 1 Great Britain 1
Senegal 1 Netherland 1
Benin 1 South Korea 1
Switzerland 1 Benin 1
Austria 1 Switzerland 1
Spain 1
UAE 1
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