The National Success of Polish Students in Geneva

The National Success of Polish Students in Geneva

On 26-30 April 2023 the Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions took place. During the official ceremony event, the winners of the XIII Edition of the National Student-Inventor Competition were awarded 5 medals and 3 special rewards.

Honored with gold medals:

  • Julia Wilk, Mikołaj Miszczak, Michał Skibiński, Jan Piliszczuk, in cooperation with. Cezary Rzymkowski PhD, Edyta Rola PhD
    Method and system for monitoring the life activities of a baby during sleep based on a neural network
    Warsaw University of Technology
  • Justyna Pastuszak in cooperation with prof. Paweł Węgierek,
    Manufacturing a silicon-based photovoltaic cell with an additional energy level in a band forbidden in the cycle of 3 inventions
    Lublin University of Technology

The silver medals were given to:

  • Angelika Mieszczanin in cooperation with Natalia Stolarczyk, Witold Ignasiak, Aleksandra Fijołek, prof. Stanisław Krompiec, Sławomir Kula PhD, prof. Cezary Pietraszuk, Szymon Rogalski PhD, Marek Matussek PhD, Karol Erfurt PhD, prof. Piotr Lodowski
    Method of obtaining new nanomaterials for renewable energy sources in the cycle of 4 inventions
    University of Silesia
  • Dagmara Słota, Magdalena Bańkosz, in cooperation prof. Agnieszka Sobczak-Kupiec, prof. Bożena Tyliszczak, Agnieszka Tomala PhD, Wioletta Florkiewicz MA, Anna Drabczyk PhD, Sonia Kudłacik-Kramarczyk PhD
    Method of obtaining a polymer matrix composite containing hydroxyapatite and method of obtaining a two-layer bioactive composite coating and a two-layer bioactive composite
    Cracow University of Technology

The bronze medal received:

Karolina Janus in cooperation with prof. Anna Chomicz-Kowalska, prof. Marek Iwański, Krzysztof Maciejewski PhD, Justyna Stępień PhD, Piotr Ramiączek PhD, Warsaw University of Technology: prof. Piotr Radziszewski, Adam Liphardt PhD, prof. Jan Król, prof. Michał Sarnowski, prof. Karol Kowalski, Artur Piwowar, Maciej Michalec, Karol Góral
Asphalt-aggregate mix with continuous grain for paving
Kielce University of Technology

Moreover, our team received the Distinguished Innovation Award granted by King Abdaluz University.

Winners of the Competition presented their inventions and took part in the seminary organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the National Centre for Nuclear Research. At the seminary, there were representatives of WIPO present: Habip Asan the Director, Ryszard Frelek and Eva Stefanovska. During this meeting students were acquainted with the main areas of scientific research in the National Centre for Nuclear Research.

The winners present at the inventions exhibition had a chance to meet the Deputy President of the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland – Patrycja Czubkowska, the Extraordinary and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations Office at Geneva  – Zbigniew Czech as well as the President of the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations – Alireza Rastegar.

The Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions is the biggest and the most prestigious event in Europe. Each year, genius creators from all over the world meet in Switzerland to present their brilliant creations. This is the time when inventors meet the companies, and the exchange of the newest ideas and experiences takes place. It is also a perfect opportunity for all participants to establish new relations and to launch the created inventions.