XIV edition of the National Student-Inventor Competition

XIV edition of the National Student-Inventor Competition

Names of the winners of the XIV edition of the National Student-Inventor Competition (an event organized by KUT since 2010) have been revealed! The main prize is a presentation and promotion of its inventions during the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva in Switzerland. So far the winners gained 60 medals along with many special prizes.

It appears that the competition is gaining more attention with each passing year. A total of 123 solutions were submitted for this competition by 247 inventors from 21 universities and research centers, demonstrating an impressive level of participation and engagement. The largest number of inventions created by one University is 24 and it was done by the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences.

The inventions were submitted in a wide range of disciplines, such as machinery and equipment; material, chemical, medical and pharmaceutical engineering, agricultural engineering, and electronics.

Since the beginning of the competition, which is dated 2010, the total number of submitted inventions was 1423 and the number of inventors involved in the process was 2980.


  • Modified amino acid derivatives for the treatment of neurological diseases and selected psychiatric disorders

Jagiellonian University in Kraków

Marcin Jakubiec, prof. Krzysztof Kamiński, PhD. Michał Abram, prof. Anna Rapacz, PhD. Szczepan

Mogilski, prof. Gniewomir Latacz, prof. Marta Struga

  • Method of obtaining a hybrid carrier of active substances belonging to the group of anticancer drugs and a hybrid carrier of active substances belonging to the group of anticancer drugs.

Cracow University of Technology

Karina Nizołek, PhD Dagmara Słota, prof. Agnieszka Sobczak-Kupiec, Ph.D. Bożena Tyliszczak,  PhD. Agnieszka Tomala

  • Hybrid propulsion system for an unmanned aerial vehicle with high payload.

Kielce University of Technology

Seyed Amirhossein Hashemi Bosari, PhD. Łukasz Nowakowski

  • Method of obtaining bone substitute biomaterial in the form of hybrid granules and Method of obtaining hybrid granules based on hydroxyapatite

AGH University of Krakow
Piotr Pańtak, PhD Aneta Zima, prof Joanna Czechowska

  • Rehabilitation exoskeleton

Warsaw University of Technology

Piotr Falkowski, Bazyli Leczkowski, Julia Wilk, Wojciech Kiński, PhD Zbigniew Pilat

In the 14th edition of the Student-Inventor Competition, the Competition Commission awarded five equal main prizes, a few distinctions and special prizes funded by the President of the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, the Production Engineering Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Voivode of Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, the Marshal of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, the President of the INWEX Innovation and Implementation Unit, the President of the Polish Association Inventors and Rationalizers and the Rector of the Kielce University of Technology.