« The world is changing and the Moroccan engineer has a saying … to us young people working for a new era … » , Dr. Laila Sedki posted on her Facebook account, from the BIXPO Interntional Fair in Gwangju, South Korea.
According to her posts, this inventor, who graduated from Ecole Mohammadia des Ingénieurs (EMI) in Rabat, received no less than two distinctions: the BIXPO gold medal in one of the categories competed and the special prize of the Egyptian Association for Women and Youth for her project Solardo or more precisely « Solar Daylighting Optical fiber system » she developed with Professor Mohammed Maaroufi.
الحمد لله تم تتويجي في منصة دولية و في محفل عالمي للعلم و الاختراع في بلد الاختراع بالميدالية الذهبية و الأهم من ذلك بتقدير كبير من مسؤولي البلد…الحمد لله سبحانه و تعالى لا يضيع عمل عامل …فلنعمل…
Solardo is actually a natural lighting system of the solar panels type, with the particularity of using a special optical fiber. This isn’t the first time that this invention is spotted and rewarded. Last June, Professor Mohammed Maaroufi was awarded the gold medal in the « Alternative Energies » category at the 32nd INPEX International of Inventions Exhibition held in the United States.
At the BIXPO forum, other Moroccan inventors were distinguished, such as Majid El Bouazzaoui, of the OFEED company who won a trophy and a gold medal for his invention » Intelligent device for the automatic change of orientation of photovoltaic panels » as well as a bronze medal for his invention » Multiview Screen « . The other five inventors in the spotlight are Rachid Salghi from the National School of Applied Sciences -ENSA- (Ibn Zohr University), Lamine Lagsaiar from the Faculty of Science and Technology -FST- (Hassan University 1 st in Settat), Hafid Griguer of the Moroccan School of Engineering Sciences (EMSI in Rabat), Es Saady Mohamed (Independent) and Abdelkadr Mezouari of the Faculty of Sciences (Ibn Tofail University in Kenitra).