Innovation Summit: Pitching Den and Inventors Garage

Digital transformation and integrated solutions brought by the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) will provide competitive advantage for tomorrow. The Innovation has put out a call for applications for businesses/concepts/inventions as follows: Pitching Den: http://innovationsummit.co.za/pitching-den/ Inventors Garage: http://innovationsummit.co.za/inventors-garage The SA Innovation Summit is a great place for new businesses to be pushed to acceleration, market awareness, incubation and business support. Past finalists have gone on to compete on a global scale at the Start-up World Cup in San Francisco and numerous other...

WIPO South Africa Summer School 2017 – open for registration

2017 WIPO Summer School Communique Online registration for Advanced WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer (2017) is open until August 31, 2017 Venue: University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa Dates: 27 November - 08 December 2017 Registration fees Students and young professionals from developing countries and countries in transition and residing in those countries: Students:  US$ 100 Young professionals:US$ 200 Students and young professionals from developed countries: Students:US$ 250 Young professionals:US$ 350 Registration link:...

Innovation Bridge 2017

The DST Innovation Bridge Exhibition will take place at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, on 15 September 2017. The UWC TTO will once again be featuring UWC innovations at the event....
TTO Director attends Licensing Academy

TTO Director attends Licensing Academy

Dr Janine Chantson, Director of the UWC TTO, obtained a partial scholarship to attend the PIPRA Licensing Academy on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer at the University of California, Davis School of Law. The two-week immersive course was attended by  32 delegates, representing 12 different countries, and comprised of international lawyers, technology managers and scientific professionals. The Academy covered topics including U.S. and international IP protection, IP management for commercialisation, licensing, IP issues in negotiating international agreements and more. In addition to classroom presentations, the delegates worked on real-world case studies and made field visits to Silicon...