Monthly Archives: May 2013

TII 2013 BEIJING – PHOTOS AND PRESENTATIONS ONLINE

TII’s 2013 annual conference, which was organized this year in collaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network and local host Coway International Tech Transfer Co. Ltd., succeeded in creating a truly international platform to discuss issues around the conference theme of “Globalization … Continue reading

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SPECIAL OFFER FROM TII PROJECT LAB

TII Project Lab experts Francesca Chieruzzi and Maria Augusta Mancini have prepared a concept note as a starting point for developing a proposal application under the recently published EC call “Building and Implementing Strategic Roadmaps of Demand-side Policy Measures to … Continue reading

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PROTON EUROPE AND ASTP ON ROAD TO MERGER

In two separate general assemblies last week in Vienna, members of ASTP (Association of Science and Technology Transfer Professionals) and Proton Europe (Public Research Organization Transfer Offices Network – Europe) voted in favour of a merger of their two associations … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN INVENTOR AWARD 2013

At the annual ceremony held this year in Amsterdam on 28 May, the European Patent Office announced the winners of the European Inventor Award 2013, which honours outstanding inventors for their contribution to social, economic and technological progress. The 2013 … Continue reading

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RECENT TRENDS IN FILING STRATEGIES OF U.S. PATENTEES

Now into its 4th edition, inovia’s U.S. Global Patent and IP Trends Indicator report highlights some interesting trends affecting the foreign filing strategies of U.S. patentees. Key findings of the survey include: 50% of respondents filed more than half of … Continue reading

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THE REAL STORY ON GUESTWORKERS IN THE HIGH-SKILL U.S. LABOUR MARKET

Recently, the Economic Policy Institute in the USA issued a report claiming that there is no shortage of U.S. STEM workers (with education in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) and that increases in high-skill immigration are not needed and detrimental to … Continue reading

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