ITEX Gold Medal 2013
Universiti Sains Malaysia won 13 gold and 2 silver medals at the 24th International Invention, Innovation, and Technology (ITEX 2013) exhibition on 10 May 2013.
The Exhibition, covering 23 categories, was held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, 9-11 May 2013. About 1,000 inventions and innovations were presented by 20 participating countries.
Our ecofriendly and userfriendly lipase assay kit emerged to be one of the gold medal winning inventions. Prof. Dr. K. Sudesh Kumar received the award together with his students Diana Ch’ng and Mok Pei Shze. Lipase assay kit is a novel assay with biodegradable polymer via image processing. It is a simple and fast assay to detect lipase. This lipase assay kit was also filed for patent under Perbadanan Harta Intelek Malaysia (MyIPO).
The news is reported at USM website.