Archive for May 2008

Iranian women top on inventor list

May 17, 2008

Iran’s women inventors have received 23 medals at the Korea International Women’s Invention Exposition, coming at the top of the list.

Bagging 12 gold medals, 5 silver and 6 bronze, Iranian women inventors gained the first place among 25 countries participating at the international event.

Mehrnaz Golchinfar, has invented an electricity generator system for Third World countries. Her power station, free of environmental pollution, was selected as the best invention and received the special jury award.

Sonia Saberi’s nano-composite earned her the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Award.

Maryam Eslami’s implement for reparation and surgery of osseous diseases in olecranon grabbed the International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) Award.

Some of twenty women inventors from Iran competed with participants from 25 other countries across the world at the prestigious festival held in the South Korean capital of Seoul.