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What the future may hold: Patent analyst Kavitha Andoji aims to turn big ideas into big things

Inventions have always been part of life for Kavitha Andoji. It started in her childhood in Hyderabad, India: she began inventing new things to....

Posted in: Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems

Podcast about vaccines and IP protection

Munk Debates wants to help the world rediscover the art of civil and substantive public debate by convening the brightest thinkers of our....

Posted in: Enabling Innovation Policies

Are Chinese politics a threat to the patent system?

In this 2-minute video, Gaétan de Rassenfosse, Chair of Innovation and IP Policy at EPFL, explains that foreign companies operating in....

Posted in: Enabling Innovation Policies

GSIV finalists transforming health in developing markets

The UNDP, EPFL, Orange, and SAP have selected Livox, Bempu Health, Vula Mobile, and Mamotest as the health finalists for the Growth Stage....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Cape Town fire burns university library

A wildfire raging on the slopes of Cape Town's Table Mountain spread on Sunday (April 18th) to the University of Cape Town (a member of the....

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Call for game changing solutions for the UN Food Systems Summit 2021

WIPO Green is calling for game changing solutions for the UN Food Systems Summit, which will take place later this year. The summit is part....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

An interview with Nobel Prize winner Robert Lefkowitz

Robert Lefkowitz is a Nobel Prize-winning scientist. His mantra? If you’re not failing, you’re not asking hard enough questions. During....

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As Locusts Swarmed East Africa, This Tech Helped Get Rid of Them

In 2020, billions of locusts descended on East African countries that had not seen them in decades.  The cause?  Unusual weather connected to....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Acceleration Project 2021: Finding Ways to Valorize Palm Oil Waste in Indonesia

WIPO GREEN launched its Acceleration Project 2021, targeting a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the South-East Asian region:....

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