Monday, August 8, 2016
Patent of 2016 National IP Award goes to 'Wind Turbine'
Dr Chong Wen Tong explaining to Hamzah Zainudin, Minister of Domestic Trade
The gold medal for patent of Anugerah Harta Intelek Negara award goes to 'Cross Axis Wind Turbine', a novel wind turbine by Dr Chong Wen Tong's green energy research group from Universiti Malaya. There is only one gold medal provided by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), for Anugerah Harta Intelek Negara 2016 or National Intellectual Property Award 2016, organized by Perbadanan Harta Intelek Malaysia (MyIPO) on 2 Aug 2016. The medal for patent is a form of recognition for outstanding innovators.
The wind turbine patent application was prepared by our firm. Malaysia have relative low wind. A new rotor was invented to generate electricity from low wind energy.