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Come join the action! Startup’s, student led innovation teams and all inventors are welcome to take part in the inaugural Canada’s International Innovation Showcase on Sunday, March 17th. Leading developments in tech and innovation in the areas of clean tech, AI, VR, AR, medical devices and city building. Doors will open at 11 am for […]


Art of Creativity is one of the most successful projects launched in 2017 at FICI designed by Babak Khodaparast. Having no idea and want to be an inventor? or you already have an idea and wondering how to transfer your idea into an invention or even startup? if your answer is “YES” to these questions […]


WIPO GREEN In a serious attempt to address the climate change and facilitate the commercialization of inventions, IFIA, representing 135 associations, universities, research centers and companies into WIPO GREEN database. IFIA partnership in WIPO GREEN, an online marketplace aiming to accelerate the development and deployment of green technologies, provides an outstanding opportunity for the members […]

i & i competition

I & I competition will be the first innovation competition running by FICI and IEEE with the cooperation of MaRs in Ontario, Canada between university students. Our goal is to find Canadian talents and unique innovations in five fields of: 1- Clean and Green Technologies 2- Robotic and Artificial Intelligence (AI) 3- Aerospace, Transportation, and Infrastructure […]


LR&D and Technology Transfer Disputes Pursuant to the close collaboration existing between International Federation of Inventors’ Associations and World Intellectual Property Organization, IFIA encourages the members to settle disputes arising from collaborations established with other parties by referring to WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center offering alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options to court litigation. International and domestic research […]


IFIA members are authorized to establish IFIA Technology Transfer Offices (TTOs) in IFIA member states. TTOs work under the supervision and guidance of Technology Transfer Secretariat (TTS), situated in IFIA Secretariat, to meet the requirements of Technology Transfer Center (TTC). TTC branches supervise the activities of TTOs regionally. IFIA may found TTC branches in specialized […]


The First Institute of Canadian Inventors (FICI) is a non-profit organization subsidiary and one of 95 countries that are members of the International Federation of Inventors Association (IFIA). FICI is committed to preparing Canadian inventors to succeed, by providing the necessary resources including patent services, entrepreneurship and innovation workshops, and technical help. We are the bridge […]


At FICI we are offering a professional patent service by IFIA’s attorneys. Our area of expertiseآ is in PCT, US, and Canadian patents . Also, IFIA has a partnership with WIPO which is the provider of PCT and European patent. Our members can benefit from the special discount for PCT and US patents. For more information […]


Startup Launcher is a program to help individual inventors, students and startup owners who already have an Alpha prototype or market ready product to pre-sell their inventions through the FICI GRANT PROGRAM for Kickstarter campaign. Requirements : Target market of the Product/Invention should be wide in a way that includes most of families and solve […]


IFIA paper magazine published annually broadly covers a wide range of activities comprising the international invention exhibitions organized under the patronage of IFIA, congresses, workshops, seminars and other related events usually held alongside the expositions, fairs or shows. Moreover, some pages are dedicated to the international cooperation established between IFIA and United Nation agencies or other international organizations to […]

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