Thursday, 17 January 2008

Science with Africa Conference in Ethopia

The ISC-Intelligence in Science and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) are organising a Science with Africa Conference in Addis Abba from 3-7 March. According to the conference website Science with Africa will focus on the following interesting topics:
Partnering: Finding sponsors; partnering strategy;
IPR & Patents: Patent legislation; prior art; IPR evaluation; access to patent information;
Technology Transfer: Technology transfer methodologies; technology transfer centres;innovation network-centres for Africa;
Financing: Analysis of existing financing; available investments; R&D spending figures;spending trends;
Dissemination: Dissemination structures; promoting best practices; information collection; editing;
Proposal Presentation: IP; submitting; funding.
The full program can be downloaded here.

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