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Getting to the Digital Future: Education, Gender Equality, Support for Innovation, IP
“Europe and the world are at the beginning of an industrial revolution, through innovations in data, cloud computing, blockchain, and virtual reality, much of this driven by software,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA, The Software Alliance at this month’s Digital Festival in Brussels. Espinel emphasised that this digital future will depend on education, equality, intellectual property and other government and private-sector support for innovation.
European Small Companies (SMEs): IP Has a Positive Impact on Our Business
IP in the Fast Lane
“My parliamentarian colleagues think that intellectual property is increasingly important, as our economy becomes more knowledge intensive,” said Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe, Minister for Intellectual Property, at the recent Intellectual Property Awareness Network (IPAN) World IP Day event at the UK House of Commons. “That matters for growth and innovation.”
Impressive European Inventors Recognised
The 2016 European Inventor Award winners have been announced, and the developers of six patented inventions have been recognised for outstanding achievements in the fields of automotive safety, diagnostic imaging, biochemical engineering, medicine, neurology and environmental technology.
Inventors with Lifetime Achievements: Last day to vote for European Inventor!
Three developers of patented inventions that have been changing the way the world works in the areas of artificial hearts, automobile stabilisers, and treatments for premature babies, are the candidates in this year’s European Inventor Award’s Lifetime Achievement category. The European Patent Office (EPO) will announce all awards on 9 June; today is the final day to vote for your own favourite candidate