34th edition of Bucharest International Technical Fair – TIB
Annual Romanian International Technical Fair hosted in the ROMEXPO Exhibition Centre between 07-11 October 2008
This year’s event gathered together 968 companies on a 52,000 square metre area. 56 per cent of the participating companies were Romanian, the rest were foreign, from 25 countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Switzerland, Russian Federation, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Syria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine and Hungary. Presented industrial sectors were TOOLTECH—mechanical engineering, machine-tools, tools and accessories; ELECTROTECH—electric engineering, electronics, automations, communications and industrial IT, energetic, chemistry and petrochemistry, services, publications and media, collective participations, METALTECH—metallurgy and welding, FLUIDTECH—pumps, compressors, fittings, pneumatics and hydraulics, car engineering, transport and storage.
136 companies participate from Germany, including Bavaria, Baden-Wurttemberg, Rheinland Pfalz, Saxonia lands and the German Ministry of Education and Research. Also, the Czech Republic and Hungary were presented with 38, respectively 32 exhibiting companies.
TIB also hostad series of conferences, symposiums, workshops and company presentations, as seminar ‘‘How to support Romanian exports”, “Technology transfers between the USA-Central and East Europe-ex-soviet space”; “The top chart of Excellence in Romanian Scientific Research” and Economic forum Slovakia-Romania.
Moreover, within TIB, the Bucharest Polytechnic University organised a complex programme of round tables between 8-10 October. At the same time as the Bucharest Technical Fair, the 12th edition of the International Exhibition of Inventions, Scientific Research and New TechnologiesINVENTIKA also held, in hall 15. Hall 13 hosted Salonul Cercetarii - Romanian research exhibition. During the exbition the National Authority for Scientific Research organized the Romanian Research Exhibition -
SALONUL CERCETARII 2008
“The Romanian Research Exhibition SALONUL CERCETARII 2008 aims promoting the results obtained by the research and development units as part of the national research and development programmes, at the same time representing an opportunity for researchers and inventors to meet the business environment representatives, the professional visitors from the country and from abroad, becoming the ideal venue for Romanian technical intelligence promotion”, said the authorities.
On a 2,310sq.m exhibition area, in theme stands divided into research and development units, exhibitors presented new products and technologies, obtained in research and development units (national research and development institutes, commercial companies, universities, academic institutes). Furthermore, participants represented both innovation and technology transfer entities (scientific and technology parks, technology and business incubators, technology transfer centres).
The 12th edition of the International Exhibition of Inventions, Scientific Research and New Technologies—INVENTIKA 2008, was held simultaneously with SALONUL CERCETARII—2008. The exhibition was organised through the collaboration between the Ministry of Education, Research and the Youth—National Authority for Scientific Research—and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Bucharest. It benefits from the support of the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks and was held under the care of the International exhibition of inventions, new techniques and products from Geneva—Switzerland, Hall 15.
Apart from Romania, Croatia, Hungary, the Republic of Moldova and Poland also participated with national stands in this edition. An international jury judged the inventions presented at the exhibition. INVENTIKA 2008 enjoied the presence at Bucharest of Mr. Jean-Luc VINCENT, President of the International exhibition of inventions, new techniques and products from Geneva—Switzerland, and Mr. David TAJI—President of the International jury of the same prestigious exhibition.
Within the INVENTIKA 2008 exhibition, was organized a sales section, intended for the successful Romanian inventions already commercialised on the market.
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