Virtual Event - Sweden-Brazil Matchmaking

The Sweden Brazil Innovation Initiative (SBII) is a collaboration between Sweden and Brazil with the aim of increasing innovation collaborations between industry and research organizations in the two countries. As a part of this collaboration, there is an open call at Vinnova, together with Brazilian EMBRAPII, to fund a number of innovation projects in the following focus areas: health, smart cities, bioeconomy and mining.

New PROSUR Bulletin on Covid-19: patents in the Public Domain

The Forum for the Progress and Development of South America (PROSUR) has just published a new Bulletin on Patents that are in the Public Domain, and that can be used in the fight against the COVID-19 spread.

PROSUR is a South American initiative that coordinates mechanisms for public policies in defense of democracy, the independence of powers, the economy of markets, the social agenda, with sustainability and with due application.

WIPO launches the PATENTSCOPE Covid-19 Index

WIPO has just launched a new search facility index for their PATENTCOPE Database dure to the current COVID-19 spread. 

Thanks to the index, users (scientists, engineers, public health policymakers, industry actors and members of the general public) will be able to access easily to information contained in published patent documents for improving the prevention, detection and treatment for disease like the new coronavirus.

All the information is accessible in 6 different languages: English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

Protecting your IP in the Biotechnology sector

Resources image

Did you know that Argentinian businesses invoice over €900 million annually? And that Biotech patent applications may require additional filing requirement in Latin America? Check out this infographic to know more on how to protect your innovations in this field. 

Ficha técnica sobre PI: Cuba

Image

Esta Ficha País proporciona una imagen completa y actualizada sobre los Derechos de Propiedad Intelectual en Cuba. Las PYMEs interesadas en el país caribeño se beneficiarán de información relevante y práctica, incluyendo los requisitos formales y sustantivos para la protección o tasas, entre otros.