16th to 20th September 2020

The International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva is the biggest event in the world to be exclusively devoted to inventions. All the novelties at this exhibition can only be shown here once.

Industrial and commercial companies, universities, inventors and researchers, associations, private and state organisms and institutes, present their inventions, the results of their research and their new products. Manufacturers, commercial agents and financiers will find 1000 absolute novelties ready to be marketed.

1’000 new inventions

80% companies and universities

The reference number 1 of innovative salons

825 exhibitors from 42 countries

20% private inventors and researchers

The International Exhibition of Inventions
Geneva postponed to September

The 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva, which was supposed to be held in Palexpo from March 25th to March 29th is postponed to September. Due to the epidemic of Coronavirus striking in Asia, a very important actor of the Exhibition with a strong presence of inventions from China and Hong Kong.

Nearly 50% of exhibitors come from the Asian continent, a third of which from China and a third from Hong Kong. As obtaining visas and planning the trip to Geneva by air is becoming increasingly difficult for inventors from all over the world, the Exhibition management has chosen to be wise and decided to postpone the largest event of its kind in the world until September.

“We cannot imagine opening an exhibition that does not represent the mission we have been pursuing for many years, namely being a platform of visibility for the inventions from all over the world for which the WIPO grants us its patronage” declared Gaëlle Grosjean, Director of the International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva.

The Climate Show, a guest of the International Exhibition of Inventions, is naturally also postponed to the month of September.

The Exhibition will therefore be held from September 16th to September 20th 2020 at Palexpo.



You want to promote your inventions on an International market. To do this, you have to interact with financial, industrial and commercials partners.

To reach them, we invite you to exhibit at the International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva.

The Fair benefits from the patronage of the World Intellectual Property Organization – WIPO, the Swiss Federal Government, the State and the City of Geneva. Known as the most important Exhibition of innovations in the world, this Fair, where the stands are organized by country, is the perfect place to promote your inventions.
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The Climate Show

The International Climate Show will be held from 16th to 20th September in parallel to the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. It will be dedicated to the most innovative technologies and solutions for climate protection and carbon emission reduction. The 2020 Show will include a selection of technology showcase available today on the market, conferences, workshops and debates in 3 different thematic: clean technologies, climate change and sustainable finance. This event will be an opportunity for visitors to discover the latest innovations in Switzerland, and on a global level in this field.

The Climate Show 2020 will focus on the theme of reforestation and therefore will have a special décor of trees and permaculture vegetable gardens and a parcel for planting for CO2 offsetting. It will also include a Photography exhibition; an eco-friendly fashion show and a green movie will be shown.

Finally, visitors will have the opportunity to discover the tasty Climate Burger and relax in the Dolce Space for a collective thought for the climate during a tea ceremony offered to participants.

sustainable development

The Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions, a Palexpo SA event, recognizes and assumes its social and environmental responsibility.

Aware of the environmental impacts that its activity generates, it seeks to reduce them by involving all types of actors in its approach to sustainable development, which aims to be participative.

Respect the environment

In order to minimize waste, the Salon des Inventions uses 100% recyclable carpet. Waste is also recycled up to 75%, sorted at source and treated by a specialized service provider.



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