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In order to best assist the needs of techhubs and entrepreneurs in Africa and Europe, the AEIP gatheres and continuously updates a list of more than +50 useful resources on topics such as European funding opportunities, techhub management and business models, innovative approaches to startup support and technology transfer.

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AEIP training: Empowering Technology Transfer Organisations as key agents of innovation, Session 4: Managing agreement and conflict of interest in Technology Transfer

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AEIP training

On July 9th  2020, the fourth and last session of the AEIP training “Empowering Technology Transfer Organisations as key agents of innovation” took place. Central goal was to increase the ability to manage conflict of interest by learning the tools to organise and manage agreement. 

 

The following aspects were discussed:

-Overview of key agreements

-Key clauses to look out for in agreements

AEIP training: Empowering Technology Transfer Organisations as key agents of innovation, Session 3: Overview on establishing and growing a TTO

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AEIP training #3

On July 7th  2020, the third session of the AEIP training “Empowering Technology Transfer Organisations as key agents of innovation” took place. Central goal was to increase the ability to assess the need for a TTO function and initiate planning for the establishment of a TTO.

 

The following aspects were discussed:

-Drivers for establishing a TT function

AEIP training: Empowering Technology Transfer Organisations as key agents of innovation, Session 2: Intellectual Property basics

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AEIP training

On July 2nd 2020, the second session of the AEIP training “Empowering Technology Transfer Organisations as key agents of innovation” took place. Central goal was to increase the understanding of the value of IP and the ability to identify different types of IP, their mechanism of protection and when to apply them. The following aspects were discussed:

-Defining IP 

-Types of IP and associated mechanisms of protection 

-Which type of IP to use when 

AEIP training: Empowering Technology Transfer Organisations as key agents of innovation, Session 1: Managing Impact of Research!

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AEIP training

On 30th June 2020, the first session of the AEIP training "Empowering Technology Transfer Organisations as key agents of innovation" was organised. The session was devoted to the discussion on managing impact of research. The following topics have been discussed:

-Role of Research Institutions 

-Value of Research 

-Research Impact 

-Knowledge dissemination for Societal Impact 

Deadline: 19 April 2020 - Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation - WHO, WIPO, WTO Executive Course on the intersections between public health, intellectual property and trade

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AEIP Technopolis Group Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation - WHO, WIPO, WTO Executive Course on the intersections between public health, intellectual property and trade

The purpose of this course is to give you an overview of the interplay between the distinct policy domains of health, trade and intellectual property.  The course describes how they affect access to, and influence innovation in medical technologies.  The course was developed by, and draws together the respective areas of expertise of the World Health Organization (WHO), WIPO and the World Trade Organization (WTO).  It is based on the joint WHO, WIPO, WTO Study Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation.

Curriculum: The executive level course consists of the following topics and a final exam:

  • Policy context for action on innovation and access
  • Issues on access from a public health perspective
  • Health systems-related determinants of access
  • Issues on innovation and public health with a focus on neglected diseases
  • The role of intellectual property in innovation and access
  • Trade related issues and access to health-related products

 

Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership Booklet

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AEIP booklet

The booklet of Africa-Europe Innovation Partnership presents activities and importance of the initiative for both continents. It outlines the AEIP approach and innovation system strategy to build on the strongest potential of new partnerships and collaboration. Have a look at testimonies of participants and stakeholders involved! In order to access the booklet please download the file below.