Conference on Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Addis Abeba
The conference will offer:
Patent Fair where individual researchers and inventors will get tips and advice on and, if needed, simulation of the various stages of obtaining a patent or a utility model. This is co-organized with the African Regional Intellectual Property Rights Organisation (ARIPO).
STI Investment Forum will involve a brainstorming session with international venture capitalists and African bankers to discuss the key criteria for funding STI and preparation of projects for funding.
Technology transfer and Intellectual Property Rights Clinic will address preparation, structure and assessment of technology transfer agreements, and assessment of the value of intellectual property rights and selection process of the best way to commercialize technological assets.
Product launches will include the following:
The African Science, Technology and Innovation Framework
The Network of Technology Development and Transfer