Africa’s young and expanding population promises significant economic benefits but high youth unemployment is a concern. How can business competitiveness create jobs?
“The time to prepare ourselves for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is now,” says Tshilidzi Marwala, Professor Artificial Intelligence and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg.
Learn more about WIPO’s Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) program and how it is reducing the knowledge gap in developing and least developed countries.
Have you ever wondered where the next Einstein will come from? Africa perhaps?
Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Director, African Women in Agricultural Research (AWARD) highlights the importance of building a robust and efficient agricultural research ecosystem for Africa that is diverse and inclusive.
Why do universities and public research institutes need a policy for effective IP management and knowledge transfer?
Around 350 patent professionals from 45 countries are gathering at the EPO’s 29th annual Patent Information Conference in Bucharest this week to discuss the latest developments in the field, and especially the impact of digital technologies on sea
Blog by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Andrei Iancu and Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Laura Peter