Japan’s commitment to promoting IP and innovation in Africa: Foreword by Deputy Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office, Kunihiko Shimano
Find out what the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is doing to improve the uptake and use of the IP system in African countries to support innovation and foster business growth.
As the Fourth Industrial Revolution gathers pace, OAPI’s top priority is to support its 17 member states in their strategic use of IP to catalyze technological, economic and social development in Africa.
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?