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.