|ASIA’S LEADING INVENTION EXHIBITION!|
"Continue innovating and inventing. One of the problems faced by investors and innovators is that there are no takers for their products. So as much as possible, make your ideas marketable."
(Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau Minister Of Science, Technology And Innovation, Malaysia)
"Malaysian exhibitors showcase good ideas, inventions and branding. They have great potential for commercialization and a good base to develop their case in innovation and technology."
(Mr. Alireza Rastegar President of International Federation Of Inventors' Associations)
"It's unbeknownst to many that one of our greatest challenges is to get the financial support to cross the commercialization barrier. That said, over the past 10 years our researchers were never short of ideas to showcase at ITEX."
(Prof. Dr. Mashitah Mohd. Yusoff Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation UMP)
"Research universities are always focused on their research findings while industry players are more concerned about marketability. Events such as ITEX can bridge the gap between the two to promote commercialization."
(Assoc. Prof. Dr Ngoh Gek Cheng Director Centre for Research Services UM)
"ITEX and AYIE are good opportunities for our students to learn and exchange ideas. The Ideas that you can find here are very fresh and it surely expose them to commercialization in the real world."
(HAU WING YIN Team Leader Hong Kong ITEX 2016 Delegation)
"ITEX has given us great exposure and a good platform that will take us to the next phase. "
(Asia Invention Excellence Award Winner 2015, Mesiniaga Berhad)
"We will be back again with more inventions next year... ITEX is great and I love it."
(Assoc. Prof. Sanong EKGASIT, Ph.D, Sensor Research Unit - Dept of Chemistry, Chulalongkom University Thailand)
"We have been participating in ITEX for 9 years. ITEX is a very good exhibition in South East Asia. In ITEX, we've made friends with a lot of people from other countries. We have also been able to build business contacts where contracts were signed between Russia and Malaysia."
(Mr Vladimir Petryashev, the First Deputy General Director of The Association Russian House for International Scientific and Technological Cooperation)
"ITEX has been growing incredibly bigger and the inventions are becoming more complex..."
(Mr Danny Yoo, Section Manager of Korea Invention Promotion Association (KIPA)
"We are happy and thrilled at the same time to have our product crowned as the best invention in the MYIE - Secondary Category. Our product is simple and useful, and we think the judges saw the value in our product as well, which in turn lead to our victory."
(Muhammad Akif Bin Hamzul, Muhammad Annas Bin Elias & Muhammad Haziq Haikal Bin Hadzrami, SMK Datuk Haji Abdul Kadir, Winner of MYIE Best Invention Award 2015 - Secondary Category)
“A Country that Thrives in Invention, Thrive in its Economy”
(Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak)
“ITEX has undoubtedly gained many achievements and more importantly has given prominence to thousands of inventions locally and internationally including young budding inventors via MYIE and AYIE”.
(excerpts from Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak’ congratulatory message to Award winners)
“ITEX has once again proven to be the ideal launch pad for inventors who seek successful commercialisation. It is truly a rare opportunity to see thousands of inventors and investors exchanging handshakes and ideas under one roof”.
(excerpts from the Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation, Malaysia, Datuk Dr Ewon Ebin’s congratulatory message to Award Winners)
“It’s an honor to receive the patron award for the first time in twelve years. This award is a testament of the value that, we, in UNIMAP hold close to our hearts, teamwork. I’m delighted today not only for the acknowledgement, but the strength of UNIMAP despite being only twelve years in age. Aswe move forward to welcome the next ITEX, we will do our best to sustain this encouraging momentum.
(Brig. Jen. Datuk Prof. Dr. Kamarudin Hussin- UNIMAP, Patron Award By Mosti (55 Gold, 14 Silver, 1 Bronze)
“People regardless of their origins should be given equal opportunity and access to quality healthcare. I truly believe with the winning of this award, it will propel my invention to the noble direction of helping the needy and the poor. This will also pave our way to for more grants in the sake of expanding and enhancing this life changing invention that we have.”
(Dr Shahriman Abu Bakar, UNIMAP, Best Of The Best Invention In Itex 2014 (Asia Invention Cup), Cost Effective Hemodynamic Assessment Tool)
“I’m honored by the recognition towards my research. My relentless efforts has brought me to the discovery of a material that could significantly reduce the cost of producing electrical devices and gadgets, two items that have become an integral part of our global society . With this award and the continuous support from the invention society, I ‘m planning to commercialize this invention.”
(Gurumurthy Hedge-UNIMAP The Best Of The Best Invention In Itex 2014, In-House Fabricated Cost Effective Conducting Nano Layers For Photonic Devices Has Won)
“My invention has been successfully developed with a private company for mass production.It will not be long before we welcome a highly effective solution to ganoderma, a plant’s disease that has plagued the agriculture industry for so long. The recognition from ITEX is a vote of confidence in my work and the work of all who are present here today.”
(Dr Idris Abu Seman,MPOB The Best Malaysia Innovative Product Award In Itex 2014 Commercial Production Of Embio Actinoplus Powder For Controlling Ganoderma Disease In Oil Palm )