APCTT’s 13th Governing Council Session Eyed Capacity Building Activities in 2018 to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

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The Asian and Pacific Centre for Technology Transfer (APCTT) of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) held its 13th Session of its Governing Council (GC) last 28-30 November 2017 at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Makati, Manila, Philippines.   The Session which highlighted the election of a chairperson and vice chairperson for the GC and the conduct of the international conference on green technology was hosted by the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). 


Training on “Royalty Rates and Other Financial Terms”

IP Valuation is a key aspect which must be developed to efficiently translate results of government-funded R&Ds into useful products and services that will benefit the nation.

In line with the projects “Support to the Commercialization of 500 DOST Generated Technologies: Strengthening the Intellectual Property and Technology Portfolios of the DOST (Fairness Opinion Board-Phase 2 Project)” and “Valuation of Technologies Generated from PCAARRD-funded Research” which forms part of the Technology Transfer Pathway, a two-day live-in training-workshop on IP Valuation entitled “Royalty Rates and Other Financial Terms” will be delivered by none other than Prof. Philip Mendes, a licensing and IP negotiation expert having 25 years of experience in the field.

The said training is organized by TAPI in cooperation with Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD)

For more information, you may contact:

Engr. Elizabeth I. Garcia
Senior Science Research
Invention Development Division


Atty. Marion Ivy D. Decena
Chief, Invention Development Division

DOST Compound, Bicutan, Taguig City, Philippines

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