Sciences - Innovations
  • UN: WIPO says global innovation, patent applications rise
    23 november 2016 18:41:10
    New York, US (PANA) - Global innovation is soaring as the 2015 edition of a UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) report reveals that 2.9 million patent applications lodged worldwide, which is a 7.8 per cent increase over the previous year. Full text...

  • UN: Africa lags behind in global innovation - WIPO
    15 august 2016 19:22:54
    New York, US (PANA) - Sub-Saharan Africa continues to lag behind among global leaders in innovation, according to a new report released on Monday by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Full text...

  • Senegal: African policymakers urged to act on internet opportunity
    01 june 2016 13:45:21
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Internet Society is calling for the adoption of policies and frameworks that expand access and create greater demand for the internet in Africa, according to a statement issued by the society and made available to PANA in Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Senegal: Inaugural Global Science Forum in Africa winds up in Dakar
    11 march 2016 12:51:12
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - With science taking the centre stage, the Next Einstein Forum’s Global Gathering, Africa’s premiere global science and technology forum, wound up here in Dakar Thursday with a clear path forward on how best to drive development through science, technology and innovation across the continent. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Akon Lighting Africa announces new project for education tablets
    06 august 2015 21:29:52
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The three founding members of the Akon Lighting Africa - Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily - who have ended a 15-day African Road Show have announced the launching of a project for the provision of education tablets and the setting up of intelligent classrooms for students. Full text...

  • WIPO says royalties, licences for intellectual property garner US$ 180b (Corrected)
    15 november 2011 19:15:42
    New York, US (PANA) - A report, released Tuesday by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland, said that royalties and licence fees from intellectual property rights have generated an estimated US$ 180 billion in revenue. Full text...

  • WIPO says royalties, licences for intellectual property garners US$ 180b
    15 november 2011 18:18:40
    New York, US (PANA) - A report, released Tuesday by the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland, said that royalties and licence fees from intellectual property rights have generated an estimated US$ 180 billion in revenue. Full text...



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