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Opportunity to promote and commercialize inventions

Opportunity to promote and commercialize inventions

On 24/4/2019, the review of the 2018 Patent Competition took place by the Ministry of Science and Technology (the National Office of Intellectual Property is the standing body), in collaboration with the Property Organization. the World Intellectual Property (WIPO), the General Department of Intellectual Property of Korea (KIPO) and the Department of Education and Television of Vietnam organize the theme "Innovating technology for everyday life".
 
 

The patent competition is an activity in which WIPO and KIPO coordinate with the Intellectual Property Offices of underdeveloped and developing countries on an ongoing basis to promote innovation and create technical solutions. useful to improve the lives of communities in those countries.
 

In Vietnam, following the success of the two competitions in 2013 and 2014, this contest continued to be held in 2018. The competition started starting from August 2018 and ended receiving applications on January 31, 2019, after 6 months of launching, the Organizing Committee has received 212 contest entries, more than in 2013 (146 records) and 2014 (176 records), from 40 provinces and cities. nationwide, focusing on fields such as engineering, electronics, pharmaceutical chemistry, biology, medicine and environment, software copyrights.

Accordingly, the 10 applications with the highest scores in the final round are the solutions that have been carefully evaluated and selected by the judging council at the request of the patent competition. Typically, as the solution "The process of producing compost from living solid waste" by author Tran Kim Quy from Ho Chi Minh City; the solution "A mixture of medicinal herbs for hair, hair and preparations containing this mixture" by author Nguyen Thi Huong Lien, Sao Thai Duong Joint Stock Company, Hanoi.

Or, the solution "Remote flood warning device that uses firecracker signals or sirens for flooded roads" by author Nguyen Duc Thanh, Bac Giang; solution "Galvanized steel box system covered with PVC containing staggered interconnected rock to protect the downstream slope of the dam to reduce flash floods and mud" by Nguyen Ngoc Quynh, Tran Quoc Thuong and Pham Anh Tuan, Nguyen Viet Hung, Nguyen Thanh Hung, Giang Thu, To Vinh Cuong, Hanoi; the solution "Automatic pots provide water for the process of self-watering for plants" by the authors Nguyen Vinh Phuc - Nguyen Vinh Son, TP. Ho Chi Minh….

 

Mr. Phan Ngan Son, Deputy Director of the National Office of Intellectual Property, affirmed that the competition is a very good opportunity for patent authors to promote, enhance cooperation, commercialize and bring invention abroad. In addition, through the contest, invention, creation and patent registration activities are also promoted, the number of Vietnamese patent applications filed with the National Office of Intellectual Property has increased year by year. " This contest has been very popular and has received the attention of the community, contributing to improving the global innovation index of Vietnam" - Mr. Phan Ngan Son said.

Source: https://www.most.gov.vn/vn/tin-tuc/15944/co-hoi-quang-ba--thuong-mai-hoa-sang-che.aspx

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