Who We Are

The first institute of Canadian inventors (FICI), established in 2015 is the first and only representative of IFIA in Canada. We have initiated the first National Inventors’ Team of Canada (NITC) to partake in international competitions run by IFIA and under the observation of the UN.

IFIA is a non-profit organization established in 1968 which assembles over 135 member organization from more than 95 countries dedicated to supporting inventors around the globe.

IFIA organizes international invention competitions, scientific seminars, workshop with the collaboration of other international organizations to provide an opportunity for its member to exhibit their innovations and benefit its wealth of knowledge. Also, IFIA holds international congress and conference where all members freely dialogue and exchange their views to promote the inventive and entrepreneurial spirit. Social networking at IFIA event allows members to increase their contacts and knowledge base to possible commercialization with different stakeholders.