Taiwanese inventions score 53 medals at Geneva fair

Want China Times
Date: 2015-04-19
By: CNA and Staff Reporter

Almost all of Taiwan’s 55 entries won medals at the 2015 International Exhibition of Inventions

The interactive device invented by Kou Chia-han allows plants to detect the approach of humans. (Photo/Taiwan Invention Association)

The interactive device invented by Kou Chia-han allows plants to detect the approach of humans. (Photo/Taiwan Invention Association)

in Geneva, Switzerland, a testament to the quality of Taiwan’s inventions, the head of Taiwan’s delegation said Friday.

In an award ceremony that day, Taiwanese inventors won 53 medals, including 26 gold, 16 silver and 11 bronze, as well as seven special awards, which was the highest percentage of wins Taiwan has ever attained at the fair, said Chen Tsung-tai, chief of the Taiwan Invention Association.

Among the gold medal winners was a transparent, semi sphere-shaped box with three holes that allows users to insert their hands into the box and polish their nails in a confined and safe space.     [FULL  STORY]

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