48th International Exhibition
of Inventions Geneva

16-20 March 2022 – Palexpo Hall 1

The International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva is the most important annual event devoted exclusively to inventions in the world. Exhibited innovations are showcased for the first time.

Industrial and commercial companies, universities, inventors and researchers, associations, private and state organisms and institutions present their inventions, the results of their research and their new products. Manufacturers, commercial traders and financiers will find 1,000 innovations ready to be marketed.

1’000 inventions

80% companies and universities

The reference number 1 of innovative salons

825 exhibitors from 42 countries in 2019

20% private inventors and researchers

A face-to-face event in 2022

The 48th International Exhibition of Inventions will be a face-to-face event in 2022, unlike the virtual event that was organised in 2021. It will be held in Hall 1 of Palexpo, from 16 to 20 March 2022.

The sanitary measures in force at the time of the exhibition will determine the conditions of access of exhibitors, journalists and visitors from all over the world.

The organisers aim at presenting about a thousand inventions at this event. The Climate Exhibition will take place in the same premises.

remise des prix salon des inventions
inventeur salon des inventions


Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days – Virtual Event

10 – 14 March 2021

In order to remain close to its inventors and to global innovation, the organisers of the International Exhibition of Inventions decided to host a special virtual-only edition in 2021: Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days – Virtual Event.

Despite the health context, inventors responded, as the team received nearly 600 inventions from 25 countries and regions.

See the list of participants in the 2021 Special Edition:


The International Climate Show will take place in parallel to the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, from the 16th to the 20th March 2022, and will be dedicated to solutions and innovations for climate protection and carbon emission reduction.

It will showcase sustainable social change and a gallery of cleantech products and services related to 3 topics: sustainable solutions, climate change and project financing. This event will be an opportunity for visitors to discover a number of innovations from Switzerland and abroad.

The Climate Show 2022 will focus on the theme of reforestation and will include a décor of trees, permaculture gardens and CO2 offset plantations. It will also feature a photo exhibition, an eco-friendly fashion show and a green movie screening.

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

développement durable


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

Aware of the environmental impacts of its activity, it seeks to reduce them by involving all types of partners in its sustainable development strategy.

Protecting the environment

The International Exhibition of Inventions uses 100% recyclable carpets to limit waste as much as possible.

The waste is recycled up to 75%, sorted at Palexpo and processed by a specialised provider.

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