WIPO University InitiativeProgram Framework
The innovative capacity of a county is an impotant indicato ofits oveall economic potential. In today’s highly globalized and
knowledge-based economy, governments and industries are investing
heavily in eseach and development (r&D) activities in ode to
incease thei nationa competitiveness.
As one of the pimay souces of geneation of new technologies(inventions), univesities and r&D institutions (heeafte efeed
to as univesities) inceasing pa a cucia oe in the pocess of
technological innovation, technology transfer and commercialization
of intellectual popety (IP) aising fom thei eseach activities.Consequently, the effective management of IP and technology
throughout the research and commercialization phases has become
exteme impotant fo univesities.Howeve, successfu IP and technoog commeciaization equiescetain essentia peconditions such as :•Adequate IP potection and enfocement of theega famewok at the nationa eve ;•Adequate IP and technoog management infastuctue,guideines and incentives at the univesit eve ;•Maketabe technoogies ;•Funds fo eseach, technoog tansfe ofceopeation, IP potection, pototpe ceation, technoogmaketing and stat-up/spin-off aunch etc. ;•Human esouces with appopiate IP andtechnoog management expetise ;•Netwoking/coaboation with indust and othe oganizations.Buiding on a suppotive envionment at the govenment eve, theaim of the WIPO Univesit Initiative Pogam is to assist univesitiesin enhancing thei IP and technoog management capacit, in odeto enabe them to fu benet fom the IP assets the ceate.
r&DCommeciaizationInventionPatentappicationTechnoogicensing/ saeStat-up/ Spin-off
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