Taiwan wins 23 gold medals at largest invention fair in U.S.

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016-06-10
By: Chen Chih-chung, Huang Chao-ping and CNA intern Brook Hsiao

Taipei, June 10 (CNA) Taiwan bagged 23 gold medals, 31 silver medals and eight special awards, 55257368including the Largest Delegation Award, at the 31st Invention and New Product Exposition (INPEX) held June 7-9 in Pittsburgh.

Nearly 700 inventions from 22 countries were showcased at the three-day show, and 74 of them were from Taiwan, which won the most medals of any country represented at the show for the fifth consecutive year.

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Vice-President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) and Premier Lin Chuan(林全) sent congratulatory messages to the Taiwanese delegation soon after learning the result.

Hong Wei Technology Group (紅崴) won a gold medal and a special award for Best Invention of the Far East for the GoodARCH Feminine Napkin, for its advanced hygienic properties and permeability.     [FULL  STORY]

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