Toronto: Ahmed Abdullah Majan, an inventor from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has won three gold medals and two silver medals at the International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN 2016), WAM reported Monday.
Organizers Toronto International Society of Innovation & Advanced Skills (TISIAS) also awarded the Emirati inventor cup for the best inventor from the Middle East and the shield of excellence for the best invention.
Majan harvested the largest number of medals by an individual inventor participating in the challenge. He has 34 inventions that won international recognition.
Majan, who is a member of the International Federation of Inventors' Associations (IFIA), has dedicated his landmark victory to President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and to the government and people of the UAE for the care, encouragement and support lent to innovation, creativity, and scientific progress.
Organizers said Majan was given three gold medals for his creative creations: the smart protective helmet, which also won the best invention from the Middle East, the smart saddle and the solar-powered animal tracking device, which harvested the shield of excellence for the best invention.
He scooped two silver medals for his innovative works: solar-powered bicycle tracking device and the smart stick for the elderly people.