International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Workshop: Chemistry and Intellectual Property - Catalysing Innovation

Activity by Natasa Doslik   |   added on Feb 08, 2011   |   Malta Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): University of Malta, the Commerce Department , MCST

The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.

Workshop Date: 15 February 2011, 09:00 -17:00

 

Location: Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST), Villa Bighi, Kalkara

 

Co-organised by the University of Malta, the Commerce Department and the European Patent Office, with the support of the Malta Council for Science and Technology and in collaboration with Malta Enterprise and the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry.

 

Content: The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Representatives from the Maltese Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry will present a perspective of the impact of IP issues on their organisations, and a panel of experts will present the local IP landscape and discuss the future IP strategy to be adopted in Malta in order to encourage research and innovation .

Objective: After the seminar participants will be familiar with the various possibilities to protect inventions and how Intellectual Property (IP) adds value to the scientific community

Contact: University of Malta, MSD 2080 Malta, Tel. +356 2340 2340 or iyc2011@epo.org


Topic: workshop, chemistry, intellectual property, inventions, patents, technology transfer Audience: professors, students, researchers in university and research centres, professionals, representative from industry, and other relevant entities, primarily those involved in chemistry
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