tech transfer

Patents for Humanity – New USPTO Humanitarian Initiative

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On Wednesday I watched as David Kappos announced the USPTO’s new humanitarian initiative – Patents for Humanity. “Innovation is 99% about failure, which is expensive,” Kappos said. He’s completely right. It is difficult to disseminate knowledge due to the high … Continue reading

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Solar Sister Girl Empowerment Program

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The second campaign was developed by Solar Sister to empower girls by providing them with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education through deliberate strategies to connect learning to real-life experiences. Incorporating technology, including solar powered products from d.light, Barefoot Energy and Nokero, Solar Sister teaches business skills and provides expanded access to clean energy technologies that enhance educational performance. Continue reading

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Terminology Tuesday – Campaigns

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As we get closer to the big event in January, we realize that some of our partners and friends may not be familiar with some of the terminology used in discussing Invent for Humanity and Intellectual Property issues. Introducing Terminology Tuesday – … Continue reading

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Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair Program Topics

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Invent for Humanity is proud to announce our tentative topics for our inaugural Technology Transfer Exchange Fair event, scheduled for January 24th-25th, 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland. Every aspect of our program content will educate participating organizations and give them the … Continue reading

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Need Appropriate Technology? Nominate Your Organization

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We are seeking non-profit, needs providing service organizations specializing in the effective deployment of Appropriate Technology within developing economies to participate in Invent for Humanity. Invent for Humanity is seeking in-production and prototype Appropriate Technology across nine categories: Shelter, Health, … Continue reading

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Got Appropriate Technology?

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We are seeking Appropriate Technology to feature in Invent for Humanity Campaigns. Invent for Humanity is seeking in-production and prototype Appropriate Technology across nine categories: Shelter, Health, Water, Enterprise, Education, Energy & Environment, Agriculture, Access to IT, and Mobility. The … Continue reading

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Invent for Humanity – An Introduction

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