Congratulations to Dr. Pushpamalar Janarthanan and her team for winning a gold medal at the 2016 ITEX competition with the title of her invention "Biodegradable Polymers For Drug Delivery and Waste Water Treatment".

The 2016 ITEX recently took place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 12 to 14 May 2016.  Held for the 27th year, the exhibition showcased over 1,000 inventions, innovations and technologies by local and international researchers from various sectors of the economy.

All inventions presented at the 2016 ITEX were judged based on the following criteria: noveltyinventivenessusefulness and applicationpresentation and demonstrationmarket and commercial potential; and environmental friendliness