Global TISC Conference

The WIPO Global TISC Conference, to be held online from November 29 to December 1, 2021, in cooperation with the National Intellectual Property Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNIPA), will explore the role of Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) in facilitating technology transfer and contributing to technology-based solutions to social and economic issues faced by communities worldwide.

The WIPO Global TISC Conference is intended for TISC focal points, TISC managers, and TISC staff as well as professionals in associated fields such as patent search, patent analytics, IPR management, and technology transfer. The Conference will include presentations and discussions with leading experts and representatives from TISC networks from around the world to address the following questions:

  • How can TISCs facilitate the transfer of technologies into local communities to create social and economic impact?
  • How can TISCs facilitate the transfer of technologies to communities worldwide?
  • How can resources and services provided by WIPO and national TISC networks facilitate the management of national TISC projects and promote further exchanges in experiences and best practice between TISC networks?

Further information and documents related to the event are available on the WIPO website.

Participants must register for the conference no later than November 27, 2021.

We are pleased to inform you that the event will also be webcast live and a recording made available after the event at: https://webcast.wipo.int.

Meeting codeWIPO/TISC/GE/21
Date and venueNovember 29 to December 1, 2021 (Geneva, Switzerland)
Topic(s)Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs)
The views expressed by speakers, panelists, and participants of the Global TISC Conference do not necessarily reflect the position or policies of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and do not imply any sponsorship or endorsement by WIPO.

Meeting documents

CodeTitle(s)File(s)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/INF/1 PROV.EnglishProvisional ProgramProvisional Program, Complete document (pdf)
FrançaisProgramme ProvisoireProgramme Provisoire, Complete document (pdf)
EspañolPrograma ProvisionalPrograma Provisional, Complete document (pdf)
عربيال رينامج المؤقتال رينامج المؤقت, Complete document (pdf)
中文日程安排日程安排, Complete document (pdf)
Русскийпредварительная программапредварительная программа, Complete document (pdf)

Other related documents

Title(s)File(s)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/EnglishGlobal TISC Review and Support Update by Mr. Andrew CzajkowskiGlobal TISC Review and Support Update by Mr. Andrew Czajkowski, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/INF/2EnglishBiographiesBiographies, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/1EnglishIdentifying and Deploying Technology to Address Issues of Public Interest by Mr. Alfred WatkinsIdentifying and Deploying Technology to Address Issues of Public Interest by Mr. Alfred Watkins, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/2EnglishUsing Patent Analytics to Identify Technology Solutions to Social Challenges by Ms. Irene KitsaraUsing Patent Analytics to Identify Technology Solutions to Social Challenges by Ms. Irene Kitsara, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/3EnglishAssessing Communities’ Absorptive Capacity for New Technologies by Ms. Leena ThomasAssessing Communities’ Absorptive Capacity for New Technologies by Ms. Leena Thomas, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/4EnglishAssessing Enterprises’ Absorptive Capacity for New Technologies by Ms. Phyllis Leah SpeserAssessing Enterprises’ Absorptive Capacity for New Technologies by Ms. Phyllis Leah Speser, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/5EnglishIdentifying New Markets and Applications for Technologies by Mr. Asier RufinoIdentifying New Markets and Applications for Technologies by Mr. Asier Rufino, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/6EnglishSuccessfully Marketing Technologies by Ms. Audrey YapSuccessfully Marketing Technologies by Ms. Audrey Yap, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/7EnglishTechnology Marketplace and Matchmaking Platform: WIPO GREEN by Ms. Anja von der RoppTechnology Marketplace and Matchmaking Platform: WIPO GREEN by Ms. Anja von der Ropp, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/8EnglishCollaborative Innovation by Ms. Carolina SepúlvedaCollaborative Innovation by Ms. Carolina Sepúlveda, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/9EnglishIP Valuation by Ms. Olga SpasićIP Valuation by Ms. Olga Spasić, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/10EnglishGlobal TISC Review and Support Update by Mr. Andrew CzajkowskiGlobal TISC Review and Support Update by Mr. Andrew Czajkowski, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/11EnglishTISC Project and Performance Management (TPPM) Platform by Mr. Mussadiq HussainTISC Project and Performance Management (TPPM) Platform by Mr. Mussadiq Hussain, Complete document (pdf)
WIPO/TISC/GE/21/12EnglishIP Policies for Universities and Public Research Institutions by Ms. Lien VerbauwhedeIP Policies for Universities and Public Research Institutions by Ms. Lien Verbauwhede, Complete document (pdf)