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2021 State of the Union Address by President von der Leyen

In her State of the Union Address on September 15, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, emphasised the need for....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

IFPMA and Speak Up Africa announce winners of Africa Young Innovators for Health Award

Innovation Council member IFPMA announces the first-ever winners of the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award at the official virtual....

Posted in: Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems

Why trade secrets matter: Covid vaccine manufacturing scale-up and the WTO’s proposed IP waiver

Geneva Network is organising a discussion on the role of trade secrets in Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing. A panel of global experts, including....

Posted in: Technology and Knowledge Diffusion

Spotlight on Singapore: 10 Questions for Shiok Meats’ Ka Yi Ling

Innovation Council sat down with Ka Yi Ling, the CTO and Co-Founder of Shiok Meats, a cell-based meat and seafood company in Singapore. An early....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Africa Agri-Tech Development Forum: Financing the Future of Off-Farm Innovation in Africa

Over the course of four online events Innovation Council member Bobab brings together diverse groups of experts from business, academia and....

Posted in: Innovation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Waiving IP Rights: The Wrong Path to the Right Goals

Daniel J. Staudt, current President of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), explains in this article that waiving....

Posted in: Enabling Innovation Policies

WIPO Training: Mentoring and Matchmaking Program on IP for Women Entrepreneurs

Open for applications: WIPO women entrepreneurship program for members of indigenous peoples and local communities. The program supports....

Posted in: Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems

Knowledge creates action – Invent Together

Invent Together is a coalition of organizations, universities, companies, and other stakeholders dedicated to understanding the diversity gaps....

Posted in: Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems

Biotechnology applications poised for multi-sector growth across APAC

Biotechnology has fundamental applications across multiple sectors that are critical to the growth of economies around the Asia Pacific (APAC)....

Posted in: Technology and Knowledge Diffusion