Six technical trainees won the Geneva International Invention Awards in it's 47th edition during their participation, which is an extension of the Tenth Technical Innovations Competition held by the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation from technology colleges and institutes.
In the 47th Geneva International Invention Exhibition more than 800 invention from 40 countries compete in 21 different fields of industry, telecommunications, health, etc., in addition to the participation of international organizations of invention, related parties and specialized companies.
The trainee from Riyadh Technology College, Majid Saeed Al Harbi, won the gold medal for creating an automatic opening and closing cup, as well as a special award from Universitatea Lucian Blaga din sibiu from Romania.
Jeddah College of Telecommunications and Electronics trainee Abdul Aziz Abdulrahman Khoja received the gold medal for the invention of the smart waste container,
and the trainee from Dammam Technology College, Ali Ayed al-Shehri won the silver medal for creating electricity from the sand, as well as a special award from Technopol Moscow from Russia,
Riyadh Technology College trainee, Ayed Suliban Al Harbi, won the bronze medal for creating the smart waste container.
In addition, the trainee Waleed Mohammed Abdul Qader from Madinah Technology College won the bronze medal for creating an easy storage table.
TVTC has a program to encourage inventions through talented centers in the 24 technology colleges, and held many competitions in the technical fields. TVTC has recently held a forum In Al-Ahsa for talented trainees from all colleges and institutes and honored the winners with certificates of recognition and financial rewards .