For visitors

Who is  the exhibition for
Enthusiasts in technologycome and get inspired or have a chat with experts from different fields!
Students do you know what you're going to do in the future? We have lots of tips!
Investors where else to look for interesting investment opportunities than at an innovation exhibition!

A unique world-class exhibition in the Czech Republic!

INVENT ARENA 2024 was a unique innovation exhibition with international participation. This year, for the third time, it was held in Třinec, a steel city in the heart of the Beskydy Mountains. It offered more than 50 exhibitors of new technologies, almost half of them from abroad. The exhibition also included an exhibit competition and awards for the best innovations in patents, innovation and sustainable production. This year, we had even more news for you and a rich side events with something for everyone!

Event through
student´s eyes

Innovation in practice!

Ski365 arena

skiing without snow

Horizon Educational

hydrogen powered racing cars

Gyroskop

training for astronauts

Tatra

hydrogen powered

Program

Program change reserved
1st day of the show
12th June 2024
900
Opening of the exhibition to the public
1000
Opening ceremony on stage at WERK ARENA
1100
Announcing the schools competition and the award ceremony
1130
Start of professional presentations:
1130
–1200
Václav BystrianskýHydrogen - the miracle energy for the 21st century?
1200
–1230
Jakub PončíkCurrent development of trucks in TATRA TRUCKS
1300
–1330
Roman HeideA tradition that commits. Especially in changing times
1330
–1400
Filip HájekGreen Deal - an opportunity or a threat for steelmakers?
1415
–1445
Věra PalkovskáThe future of Trinec is all about a change of mindset
1445
–1515
Martin PytlounWater for life and industry according to ESG reporting requirements
1515
–1545
Michael RadaINDUSTRY 5.0 and its impact on industry and education
1600
–1630
Roman LaušMeat of the future without killing animals and the planet
1800
End of the first day of the exhibition
2nd day of the show
13th June 2024
900
Opening of the exhibition to the public
1000
Start of professional presentations:
1000
–1030
Jiří ŠrámekServices and news in insurance for Czech companies
1030
–1100
Jana FrantíkováTechnological incubation of start-ups
1130
–1200
Michael RadaINDUSTRY 5.0 and its impact on industry and education
1400
Closure of the exhibition area to the public
1400
Ceremony and presentation of medals to winners
1500
End of the exhibition

Workshops

1st day of the exhibition
12th june 2024
1200
–1700
Czech Society for Technical StandardizationPress centrumSeminar ČSTN - Czech standards/ CZ
1200
–1300
Michael RadaConference roomIntroduction to INDUSTRY 5.0
1300
–1400
The Authors' Protective Association (OSA)Conference roomCopyright protection/ CZ
1400
–1500
WIPOConference roomProtecting your inventions internationally: Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for V4
1500
–1600
WIPOConference roomIP Competition

Side Events

Inside the Werk Arena
The path of crafts
TŽ High School has prepared a Craft Journey for visitors, where you can try out interesting tasks from various fields. You can connect a simple electrical circuit, make a pattern out of copper pipes, make a copper whistle, assemble a gear. You will have the opportunity to manipulate forklift trucks or try your hand at inspecting pipes with the help of a visual camera. In addition, you will see demonstrations of 3D printing in practice and students will present a racing model of a hydrogen-powered RC car.
fts
Ski365 arena
Do you miss skiing or cross-country skiing in summer? You don't have to!
NanoTrade will show you revolutionary trainers with a special nano-surface, completely replacing snow. Thanks to this, you can practice typical winter sports even indoors and in any weather. Come and see for yourself!
Boeing flight simulator
Are you fascinated by airplanes? During the exhibition you can take a ride in a Boeing flight simulator. The moving flight simulator supports 3D motion with effects of gliding, braking, uneven terrain, etc. There are many world airports with the possibility of changing weather conditions, season and time. Come and see if you can take off and land safely!
Gyroscope
Have a training day as a NASA astronaut! Test your skills, knowledge and courage, which are indispensable when going into space. At the end of the training, you'll take a proper stress test on the gyroscope.
The gyroscope for this event was provided by Elektromont, in cooperation with Dolní oblast Vítkovice.
Jablunkov high school
Come and meet the students of the Jablunkov Secondary School, who will present, among other things:
The FANUC Robotic Cell: an industrial robot that draws and demonstrates various handling techniques.
Arduino and LEGO: we'll show how easy and fun it can be to program the Arduino microcontroller and the LEGO kit.
Hydrogen RC model: the model that was awarded for the best innovation at the 2024 MCR.
VSB - Technical university of Ostrava
Representatives of VŠB-TUO will bring a welding simulator, on which you will be able to try welding metals and other materials. They will be casting products for daily use, using a device made on a 3D printer, students will prepare their favourite drink. During the guided demonstrations, you will learn how tunnels are built, what materials can be used to make pigments, and what the architecture of a house looks like. In addition, you can take part in a quiz on the topic of the Manager of Today.
Horizon Educational
Under the roof of the WERK ARENA there will also be hydrogen cars brought by Horizon Educational, a company that focuses on educational events for students and teachers around the world. In building the cars, students will get a unique opportunity to learn about sustainability, renewable energy and alternative fuel principles. Through various experiments and special teaching materials, they can translate theoretical knowledge into practical applications. With cars that students design and build themselves, they can then take part in real races. As part of the accompanying programme of INVENT ARENA 2024, you can also test them out!
technikiada
Technikiada is a nationwide skill-educational game aimed at developing the skills of primary school pupils. Its motto is "Learn and have fun". The game starts with a simple registration of the pupil-player in the electronic skills register of Technikiada via a QR code, which you can find at the Technikiada stand. During the game, pupils collect TECHcoins and create their electronic portfolio of activities and skills, which is used as a tool to help them choose the right secondary school. In addition, they can exchange the virtual coins in a virtual store for gifts provided by the game's partners and supporters. Come register, learn and have fun during INVENT ARENA!
podoba kovova
The INVENT ARENA 2024 exhibition will include an exhibition of artistic castings and other works by students of the Artistic Foundry Studies programme. Artistic Foundry is a unique study programme and its teaching is provided only at the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology of the University of Bohemia and Technology of the Czech Republic. Thanks to the exhibition PoDoba kovOVA you will have a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the works of students of this study, not only with the final castings in bronze and other alloys, but also with drawings, paintings and sketches, which are inherently connected with the whole artistic process.
Brno university of technology
Brno University of Technology invites you to an exhibition of innovative exponents. Discover revolutionary solutions in electromobility, such as new ways of cooling batteries. See additively manufactured aero engine components, stator brackets with optimised finning and advanced cooling for aero engines. Among the featured exhibits, you will find development models of compressor wheels, special brackets for fixing satellite antennas, bistable mechanisms, optimized automotive suspension components, objects made using large-format 3D printing and other technical solutions.
Special attention should be paid to the Formula Dragon e4, the fourteenth model built by students of the Brno University of Technology. This car is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 8kWh and two electric motors with an output of 35 kW that drive the rear wheels. The Formula accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.0 seconds and reaches a top speed of 120 km/h.
Třinec library
One of the most important cultural and community centres in Třinec - Library Třinec will present a wide range of its services, bring with it several board games dedicated to environmental issues, show you how to use artificial intelligence in education, as well as virtual reality, programmable robots and 3D printing.
Black Cube
The long-planned and awaited construction will be realized. Ostrava and the whole region will have a new modern information and educational institution. Our new research library will be called the Black Cube and will be a space with a focus on users in all age groups and life stages.
The Black Cube will be a state-of-the-art library with cutting-edge database resources and publications, a space for studying and working with a range of equipped study rooms and independent study spaces, a 2D and 3D digitisation centre with a methodology and learning centre, and a place with modern educational tools and technologies including robotics, programming, 3D printing and virtual reality.
Come and find out more about the Black Cube's preparations, take a peek inside through online 3D visualizations and discover what you can look forward to in Ostrava from 2027.
Outside in the areas around WERK ARENA
Integrated Rescue Services Day
The 21st annual IZS Day will take place this year as part of the INVENT ARENA exhibition of innovations and patents in the parking lot of the WERK ARENA. At the event you will find new technology and innovative procedures of the Fire Rescue Service of the Moravian-Silesian Region, the Police of the Czech Republic, the Třinec Municipal Police, the Customs Administration, the Medical Rescue Service and the Fire Department of Třinec Ironworks. The programme will include a static tour of the equipment (e.g. a modern tanker, hawk system, 3D glasses, weapons demonstration, cynology, rope slide), but also dynamic demonstrations (drug search, securing the perpetrator, intervention in a traffic accident),
The IZS components will be present at the event only on 12 June 2024, throughout the day.
Veteran salon
On the occasion of the INVENT ARENA 2024 exhibition, it will also be possible to visit the Veteran Salon, located next to KARIREAL, on 12 June from 10am to 3pm. The oldest jewel in the showroom is a Skoda R4 from 1929. Alongside it will be other Skodas, pre-war Tatra cars, American legends such as Buick, Dodge and a 1958 Cadillac DeVille. Sports enthusiasts will be delighted to see the Škoda 120 S and Škoda 130 RS, with which Jan Trajbold won the Peace Cup in 1979 and 1981. Don't miss the collection of historic motorbikes from Jawa, Čz and Ogar. The most interesting exhibits undoubtedly include the "Oscar" seaplane, which with its unusual construction and appearance will attract every visitor. Take this opportunity to come and admire history on four wheels.
TŘINEC MUSEUM
The Třinec Museum celebrates 55 years of its establishment and on the occasion of the 185th anniversary of the founding of the steelworks, it is organising an exhibition Treasures and Curiosities from the Depository. On display will be several museum treasures that were made in the ironworks or acquired as gifts. In total, you can see 400 ordinary, curious and rare objects that tell the story of the region and map the rich self-help and DIY activities of the workers of the Trinec ironworks in the second half of the last century. The exhibition also includes a creative accompanying programme, a demonstration of raw materials for the production of steel, intermediate products or their own products, or, for example, railway rails.
Hydrogen powered TATRA
The TATRA Force e-Drive, which was first shown to the public in October last year, will also demonstrate how hydrogen fuel cells work. It is a third-generation Tatra Force chassis vehicle with a propulsion system using hydrogen fuel cells. The vehicle is being developed by a five-member consortium led by ÚJV Řež. Other partners in the project are TATRA TRUCKS, Devinn, the University of Chemical Technology in Prague and Centrum.
TATRA 815 4X4 Assistance
The TATRA 815 is renowned for its robust construction and ability to cope with difficult terrain conditions, making it ideal for the role of an assistance vehicle in rallies such as the Dakar. This particular TATRA 815 is a flatbed version, which allows for the transport of a large number of spare parts and tools. The hull normally carries tyres, arms, semi-axles and other parts that are most often needed for repairs during the race. During the exhibition you can see the Tatra and take part in a discussion about the ECO RACE race.
List of exponates
BRENS EUROPE, a.s.
Noise and vibration reducing railway or tram track with controlled water retention and vegetation surface
ČVUT, Fakulta strojní, RCMT
MillVis digital machining simulation software
ČVUT, Fakulta strojní, RCMT
Additive manufacturing to repair tracked vehicles
ČVUT, Fakulta strojní, RCMT
A cutting tool
ENVIFORM a.s.
Weighing rail vehicles in motion using the fiber optic sensor system
ENVIFORM a.s.
The Medic 2.0 monitoring device
ENVIFORM a.s.
ENVIFORM ANTISPLASH, 3-1
TUKE, Fakulta materiálov, metalurgie a recyklácie
Recycling centre
TUKE, Fakulta materiálov, metalurgie a recyklácie
Steel Streamlines: Unveiling the Flow with Computer Vision
TUKE, Fakulta materiálov, metalurgie a recyklácie
Semiconductor component (varistor) manufactured from ZnO obtained by industrial waste recycling
JettyRobot s.r.o
JettyRobot - Robotic system for pipeline operations
Klub ČHS
High-performance converter sources
Klub ČHS
Pipeline inspection robot
Klub ČHS
Automation of manual grinding of billet defects
MATERIÁLOVÝ A METALURGICKÝ VÝZKUM s.r.o.
MABIT - Portable device for an instrumented hardness test
MATERIÁLOVÝ A METALURGICKÝ VÝZKUM s.r.o.
Small punch test – sampling device
NanoTrade s.r.o.
Carpet for skiing
NanoTrade s.r.o.
Adjustable winter sports trainer
ŠMT a.s.
Hybrid spindle 200HV
Technická univerzita v Liberci
Equipment for the production of nanofibers and microfibres by centrifugal forces (FiberFlow)
Technická univerzita v Liberci
Devices for detecting and signaling a change of direction of movement of the user and an approaching vehicle and a procedure for detecting and signaling an approaching vehicle
Technická univerzita v Liberci
Acoustic panel
Technická univerzita v Liberci, Katedra sklářských strojů a robotiky
Porous Glass Plasticine
TŘINECKÉ ŽELEZÁRNY, a.s.
Rail heat treatment equipment
TŘINECKÉ ŽELEZÁRNY, a.s.
Gate for directed steel flow into the mould
VALVEA s.r.o.
Steam-atomized Desuperheater
VUT v Brně
Compensation foil for uniforming battery cell temperature
VUT v Brně
Thermal management of cylindrical batteries using a heat exchanger
VUT v Brně
Additively manufactured development model of an aircraft engine stator wheel
VUT v Brně
Additively manufactured Titanium alloy bistable mechanism
VUT v Brně
Additively manufactured console for fixing satellite antennas
VUT v Brně
Additively produced functional samples of biodegradable bone canal plugs from alloy WE43
VUT v Brně
Additively manufactured Topologically optimized axle-carier for Formula Student.
VUT v Brně
Additively manufactured optimized braking shield bracket
VUT v Brně
Additively manufactured Inconel 939 refractory turbine stage component - stator wheel
VUT v Brně
Technology of production of large-scale spatial rods
VUT v Brně
Additively produced fabric guides for the production of composite profiles by pultrusion
VUT v Brně
Extruder for 3D printing of highly-filled thermoplasticsplastů
VUT v Brně
Formula Student
VŠB-TU Ostrava
MATUR - Materials and Technologies for Sustainable Development
VŠB-TU Ostrava
REFRESH
VŠB-TU Ostrava
A new sealing compound for the tap hole of blast furnaces with improved corrosion resistance
VŠB-TU Ostrava
Technology for the thermal treatment of waste from car wrecks from the point of view of maximum energy yields and minimum emissions
VŠB-TU Ostrava
Ceramic Glazes by Recycling Waste
ZM SERVIS MORAVIA, s.r.o.
Tunnel furnace for burning bricks and brick products
Žilinská univerzita v Žiline
Sensor for comprehensive monitoring of railway vehicles during operation
Žilinská univerzita v Žiline
TRATON - Unmanned Stratospheric Glider

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