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Nine Inventive Women

To mark International Women’s Day this year, users of WIPO’s eTISC social-networking platform for innovators pay tribute to women around the world who are developing creative technologies to solve problems.

Partnering Across the World

WIPO Re:Search partner BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) brokered 38 new agreements in 2014 - more than double the original target for the year.


The first anniversary of a new online marketplace promoting innovation, diffusion of green technologies.

Six Inventions to Catch a Mouse

“Build a better mouse trap and the world will beat a path to your door,” goes the saying. Below are images from a half-dozen international patent applications filed in recent years by various inventors who have taken up the challenge.