About SVIIF

About Silicon Valley International Invention Festival (SVIIF)

The Silicon Valley International Invention Festival benefits from the  most extensive support and privileges that can be granted to an  exhibition. It is under the patronage of the City of Santa Clara, the International Federation of Inventors Associations – IFIA, the Geneva  Invention Exhibition, the Palexpo and of the World Intellectual Property  Organization – WIPO.


SVIIF is:

SVIIF is  created to publicize state-of-the-art inventions around the world and  provide a unique opportunity for inventors to not only commercialize  their inventions but also cultivate the American market at the heart of  the inventions in the Silicon Valley.


HOME TO THE WORLD’S LARGEST HIGH-TECH CORPORATIONS AND START-UP COMPANIES  


Silicon Valley serves as the global  center for high technology, innovation and social media. Silicon Valley  is the home to many of the world’s largest high-tech corporations,  including the headquarters of 39 businesses in the Fortune 1000, and  thousands of startup companies. Apple, Facebook and Google are among the  most prominent. Silicon Valley also accounts for one-third of all of  the venture capital investment in the United States, which has helped it  to become a leading hub and startup ecosystem for high-tech innovation  and scientific development.
 

Who is organizing the festival?

Palexpo is a Geneva’s Exhibition and Congress Center in  Switzerland. The buildings are owned by the canton of Geneva. the Palexpo  underwent a renovation project to enhance and improve the convention center’s architecture, furnishings and technology.

Who is hosting the festival?

International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA) is the global platform for invention and innovation enthusiasts, inventor associations, invention exhibitions, innovative knowledge and cooperation. IFIA is a nonprofit organization aiming  to disseminate the culture of invention and innovation support  inventors transfer technology and establish cooperation with the related  organizations. IFIA cooperates closely  with international organizations of importance in the realization of  its objectives. Established in 1968, IFIA is headquartered in Geneva,  Switzerland and recognized as a public utility organization by Republic  and Canton of Geneva. 

FESTIVAL PROGRAMS

Competition

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The organizer of the festival will put all the participants in the event in the competition and our professional judges will select the best winners.

Exposition

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SVIIF provide a unique opportunity for inventors to not only commercialize  their inventions but also cultivate the American market at the heart of  the inventions in the Silicon Valley.

Workshop

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Our Partner like WIPO organized free workshop, seminar and conference for all participants, during the festival time

Presentation Stage

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Awards&Prizes

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The judges are appointed to evaluate the showcased inventions and select the most promising ones and we will awarded prizes to winners in official awards ceremony

Media Outlets

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Your innovation news is spreading through the media

Gaelle Grosjean

Gaelle Grosjean 
SVIIF Director

Festival Director

Alireza Rastegar

Alireza Rastegar
IFIA PRESIDENT

Festival President

Amin Ghafooripour

Amin GHafooripour
SVIIF advisor

 Festival Advisor

Catherine Bonard Sawadogo

Catherine Bonard Sawadogo
SVIIF COMMITTEE MEMBER

Technical Coordination

John Calvert

John Calvert
President of SVIIF

President of the Festival Jury

Claude Memberz

Claude Memberz
General Manager of Palexpo SA

General Manager of Palexpo SA

Jean-Luc Vincent

Jean-Luc Vincent
Funding President of Geneva Exhibition

Funding President of Geneva Exhibition

Manuel Garcia

Manuel Garcia
SVIIF COMMITTEE MEMBER

chief financial officer Palexpo SA

Organizer&Host

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Under Patronage

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