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Slovenia Business Week no. 36: Slovenian Inventors Awarded at International Innovation Fair

Slovenian inventors were successful at the IENA 2006 international fair "Ideas, Inventions, New Products", as they received three gold, two silvers and one bronze medal

Slovenian inventors were successful at the IENA 2006 international fair "Ideas, Inventions, New Products", as they received three gold, two silvers and one bronze medal, an association of inventors has said.

Gold medals were presented to Ivan Zrimsek and Sergej Vesenin for the scanner for early detection of breast cancer, and Valentin Zupan for a new generation of accordions. Zrimsek and Vesenin also received one of the three main awards at the fair.

Silver medals were bestowed on Albin Smrke for multi-sensor technology for automatic regulation of energy, and Nina Vojvoda for her multi-functional chair. Marijan Mlekuz received a bronze for his wineglass.

The company Remax received another gold medal for their water fitness programme Retefit.

At the fair, which took place between 2 and 5 November in Nuremberg, Germany, 560 inventors from 32 countries presented 692 innovations, the association Active Slovenian Inventors said in a press release.

Source: Slovenian Press Agency STA

Author: STA, Slovenian National Press Agency