IP Outreach in Practice > IP Creation
|Organizer:||Korea Invention Promotion Association (KIPA)|
|Country/Territory:||Republic of Korea|
|Outreach Tools:||Awards / Scholarships / Grants, Campaign, Competitions, Events, Exhibitions, Training, Website|
|Target Audience:||General Public, Inventors, SMEs|
Campaign: "One person with One Invention" to create an environment in which all Koreans have interest in inventions
Awards: "Gold Tower Industrial Medal" and "Presidential Award" for distinguished inventors
Event: annual "Invention Day" (May 19), "Korea Patent Technology Exhibitions" (to promote superb inventions and their commercialization); "Seoul International Invention Fair"
Competitions: "Employee Invention Competition" (prizes for good inventions that are related to the work of company employees, government organizations and research centers); "National Public Contest for the Invention Contents"; "National Public Contest for the Best Invention Slogan"
Support for IP/patent commercialization: funding, Internet Patent Mart, e-marketplace for patent technology-based products
[Date Added/Updated: Nov 22, 2012]