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6 12, 2017

China tops patent, trademark and design filings in 2016 – UN agency reports

2017-12-07T21:28:35+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2016 amid soaring demand in China, which received more patent applications than the combined total of applications received by the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the European Patent Office, the United Nations intellectual property agency said Wednesday.

17 05, 2017

Innovators, UN discuss using tech to tackle world’s development challenges

2017-11-16T15:36:28+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Economic growth, Infrastructure, News|

From drones dropping food and medicines, to handheld devices that can diagnose Ebola with a drop of blood, the latest technological advances are converging to make the “unthinkable happen,” said global innovators and heads of tech companies invited to the United Nations today to discuss how to emerging technologies can boost achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

5 04, 2017

Bridging global infrastructure gap tops agenda at annual UN Partnership Forum

2017-11-16T15:37:07+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Infrastructure, News, Partnerships|

Addressing the Partnership Forum convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), senior UN officials today discussed how to promote infrastructure growth in the least developed countries, particularly in Africa, to reach the world's development goals by 2030.