The term ‘scientist’ was coined by William Whewell in 1834 in a review of an academic paper called ‘On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences’.
Having a good understanding of IP will help prepare students for their future careers, giving them skills that are needed to run their own businesses or work in a variety of fields after graduating. The IPO provides materials for university lecturers and students. We work with knowledge transfer offices to help universities work with businesses to develop early ideas and research into marketable products.
New Designers is an annual event held in London, in fact this year the event celebrated 30 years.
As Minister for Intellectual Property I am clear that future generations should understand the ins and outs of intellectual property (IP). We have fast become a knowledge based economy.
Joint patents are usually greeted by a sharp intake of breath. Lawyers warn of future conflict. Corporates fear loss of control. Others are more relaxed.
It’s been a year since I began considering how to increase awareness and knowledge of Intellectual Property (IP) in Universities.
The IPO has a history of university engagement and support. From helping universities utilise their IP, to embedding IP into academic and professional standards.
The UK is often named as a world leader in innovation, with our place in respected league tables evidence of our success.
We need your help to name a new online learning tool designed to boost knowledge of IP among students and lecturers in universities.
Today’s blog focuses on a peer review of the findings of a major piece of research collaboration with the Big Innovation Centre (BIC).
I have written this blog along side guest author Rebecca Villis, IPO’s Head of Innovation Policy. It outlines the first major evaluation of the impact of the Lambert Toolkit