The Polymodal Sensory Perception Stimulator used for the therapy by Skarżyński method (SPPS – S), developed by the Center of Hearing and Speech LTD, received a prestigious award – the Gold Medal at the Invention and Innovation Fair INNOVERSE EXPO 2022 (22-30 July 2022), organized online in the USA by the World Intellectual Property Association WIIPA. The innovative solution used in the treatment of people with auditory processing disorders has been awarded many times so far, including Złoty Skalpel, Polish Product of the Future and Teraz Polska.
Jurors and participants of the INNOVERSE EXPO 2022 were also interested in the Sensory Examination Capsule which won Silver Medal. It is an integrated system of devices for diagnostics and teleconsultation of sensory organs diseases. It enables to provide early diagnostics of sensory organs, such as hearing, sight, smell, taste and balance, in one place. The project of the World Hearing Center of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing was created in cooperation with Warsaw University of Technology, Medical University of Warsaw, Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz, Institute of Sensory Organs, International Center of Hearing and Speech MEDINCUS and Greenfusion Sp. z o.o.
All inventions presented during the INNOVERSE EXPO 2022 fair were assessed in terms of their innovation, level of technological development, urgency of the solved task or contribution to society. The jurors selecting the winners also took into account the perspective of the development of inventions and the opportunities they provide for the users.
The event attracted a large number of international exhibitors from almost 20 countries and over 1000 participants. It was a unique opportunity to learn about inventions and innovations from 12 different categories, including electricity, ICT, nanotechnology, biotechnology, health and medicine, mechanic, robotic and aviation. The aim of the fair is to promote the world of innovation based on advanced technologies and scientific development.