SpicyIP Events: FMC-DSIR-APTDC Workshop for Identifying the Technologies for Acquisition

The Andhra Pradesh Technology Development & Promotion Centre (APTDC) has partnered with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research(DSIR) and Foundation for MSME Clusters (FMC) to conduct a one day workshop on Facilitating Technology Acquisition in Hyderabad on 28th June, 2013. The Workshop is set to be conducted in light of the new Patent Acquisition and Collaborative Research and Technology Development Scheme (PACE), launched by the Government of India. The scheme intends to facilitate technology acquisition by industries and especially SME’s on an exclusive and non-exclusive basis as well as to encourage and strengthen research and development and consequently, assist in the development of new technology.
The DSIR-FMC Workshop is specifically intended to provide the industry with a better understanding of the PACE scheme and the benefits provided therein. Therefore, technology seekers and technology providers and other experts from the industry have been invited for discussing and deliberating on the subject. Moreover, a questionnaire have been released for Patent Providers as well as Patent Seekers by the DSIR. The deadline for submission of the filled questionnaires are 15th June, 2013. The workshop will also feature officials from DSIR who will speak about PACE, its working and its benefits.
Event: DSIR-FMC Workshop on Facilitating Technology Acquisition
Venue: National Institute for Micro,Small and Medium Enterprises, Yusufguda, Hyderabad
Date: 28th June, 2013
The brochure for the workshop is available here. It contains the necessary contact details for participation in the workshop as well as for obtaining the forms for Patent Providers and Patent Seekers.

L. Gopika Murthy

Gopika is a fourth year student at National Law School of India University, Bangalore. She was formerly the Chief Editor of the Indian Journal of Law and Technology. Her first exposure to Intellectual property law and SpicyIP was through the University Moot Rounds at NLSIU, Bangalore in her first year. She has been regularly following the developments in the field of IPR since then and she hopes to contribute to the reporting of such developments. Her areas of interest in IP include copyrights, open access, fair dealing and trademarks.

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