Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Seminar on Leveraging Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) for local development for Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) participants
Description: The objectives of the Seminar will be to: (i) promote innovation and IPRs for local development in Sub-Saharan African countries by exposing participants to the Israeli experience in leveraging innovation and IPRs; (ii) provide participants with tools and methodologies to foster innovation and increase impacts at socio-economic levels; and (iii) design a roadmap for dissemination and implementation of the knowledge and experience gained.
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Arab Countries
Date From: 13/11/2012 - 23/11/2012
Venue City: Rehovot
Venue/Host Country: Israel
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Burkina Faso 1
Zambia 1
United Republic of Tanzania 1
Uganda 1
Togo 1
Senegal 1
Rwanda 1
Nigeria 1
Kenya 1
Guinea 1
Ethiopia 1
Ivory Coast 1
Congo 1
Cameroon 1
Burundi 1
Angola 1
Total Number of Participants:  16

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO


Organizer Name Organizer Type
FIT/Japan Institution
Israel Patent Office Member State / IP Office
Weitz Center for Development Studies Institution