IP Outreach in Practice > IP Creation


Organizer: Korea Invention Promotion Association (KIPA)
Country/Territory: Republic of Korea
Language: English
Focus: Innovation, Inventions
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]