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In Summary: WIPO's COVID-19 Response Package

Since its launch in 2022, WIPO’s COVID-19 Response Package has provided customized support, resources and technical assistance to member states, from all regions, to address national priorities and challenges related to COVID-19 response, recovery and future pandemic resilience.

The package will benefit over 45 members states, with projects including:

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12+ projects with local communities including associations of producers and indigenous people

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10+ projects for SMEs supporting their use of intellectual property (IP) in business strategies

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12+ sector-specific projects including for the creative industries to drive economic recovery

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10+ projects to address IP and public health challenges and initiatives to foster innovation, technology transfer and IP management in life sciences

What is the WIPO COVID-19 Response Package?

The COVID-19 Response Package is a 3 million CHF commitment from WIPO to support member states in ensuring that IP is used as a tool to strengthen economies, support communities and drive sustainable recovery post-pandemic.

Coordinated by the WIPO COVID-19 Focal Point, Mr. Sherif Saadallah, Executive Director of the WIPO Academy, and the cross-organizational WIPO COVID-19 Task Force, projects have been delivered upon member states’ request and to-date include:

The COVID-19 Response Package has provided opportunities to ensure targeted, agile and timely support to new communities and IP stakeholders, as well as projects with new partners particularly in developing and least-developed countries (LDCs), and in key domestic sectors such as technology, tourism, videogames and creative industries.

Spotlight on COVID-19 Response Package projects

The COVID-19 Response Package delivers projects with significant local impact, empowering beneficiaries and strengthening their resilience particularly in the aftermath of the pandemic.

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