ITEX, the leading exhibition in Asia that showcase new inventions, technologies and products is the best platform for encouraging ideas and inventions. This magnificent exhibition features the latest inventions and innovations by universities, research institutions, individual inventors and corporate sectors from Asia and Europe countries, all with the intention of securing investment and making the manufacturing and commercialisation a new product a reality.

It is the perfect meeting point for inventors and investors, providing investors immediate and accurate details and the inventors direct links to a business entity.

MINDS is also proud that the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation - YB Datuk Dr Maximus Johnity Ongkili, JP, has been appointed the Patron of ITEX 2011 (22nd International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition).  Under the Patron of the Minister, MINDS  endeavours to bring ITEX to a higher level in promoting and encouraging the generation of innovative ideas, in line with the visions of the government in developing the research and development sector.

Organised by The Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) since 1989, ITEX is a perceptive move in encouraging innovation, creativity and moving ideas.


AYIE 2011 is jointly organised between MINDS (Malaysian Invention and Design Society) and ACIA (Asian Caucus of Invention Associations) and aims to encourage creativity and intelligence in young inventors, and this is an exclusive platform for them to showcase their inventions and innovations internationally. Young inventors from the age of 20 years old and below as of 1 January 2011 will have the opportunity to be exposed to international level competition as well as networking in AYIE 2011.

ITEX Prestigious Awards
The most prestigious Award to be awarded at ITEX is the coveted Asia Cup, the top of the top Award for a winning inventor residing in an Asian country. There is also the ITEX Best Invention Award for the category of University, Research Institutions, Education Institution Corporate, Individual Inventors as well as Overseas Inventors.

Invention & Design Competition/ Awards
Your inventions and innovations presented at ITEX 2011 are eligible to compete for the many awards. Inventors have the opportunity to be honoured with renowned awards from ITEX, WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation), Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, USA and other ITEX prestigious Awards.

Malam Budaya Cipta
Awards and Dinner – A Celebration of Creativity Banquet
ITEX culminates into a royal banquet that celebrates the best inventions. This grand award night celebrates outstanding inventors and rewards them for their excellent work.

For further information, please contact MINDS Secretariat at +603 7118 2062 or email minds.secretariat@gmail.com