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Announcing: $10,500 in Funding Allocated to Support 14 Campaigns at First-Ever Invent for Humanity Event

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The Center for Applied Innovation Announces $10,500 in Funding Allocated Toward 14 Campaigns During the Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair March 2, 2012 (Chicago, IL) – The Center for Applied Innovation, a Chicago based 501(C)3 non-profit organization, announced … Continue reading

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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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Terminology Tuesday – Technology Transfer

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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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Today is both World Development Information Day AND United Nations Day

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From UN.org “The General Assembly in 1972 instituted World Development Information Day to draw the attention of world public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.The Assembly decided that the date for the … Continue reading

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Terminology Tuesday- Appropriate Technology

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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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Featured Interview with Piet Hendrikse, Inventor of the Q Drum

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The Q Drum is an appropriate technology that was created to solve an issue that many rural people may face — transporting clean water. It is a durable, doughnut-shaped container which holds up to 50 liters of water. The cylindrical … Continue reading

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Introducing: the Q Drum Manufacturing Campaign

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Our first manufacturing campaign, in collaboration with Q Drum, seeks to establish a licensing agreement for the manufacture of Q Drum technology in Mexico and the Philippines. This is a sneak peek into the inner-workings and progress of our first … 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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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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Announcing the Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair

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The Licensing Executives Society International, Inc. (LESI) and the Center for Applied Innovation (CAI) today announced the Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair, taking place concurrently with the LESI Global Technology Impact Forum (GTIF) on January 24-25, 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Invent for Humanity Technology Transfer Exchange Fair creates the world’s first transparent marketplace for humanitarian technology transfer and intellectual property (IP) licensing. “Invent for Humanity is an event, a marketplace and a community,” explained James E. Malackowski, President Elect of the LESI and creator of the event.
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