25 May '11, 4am

Two initiatives to further shape IP landscape launched: By Saifulbahri Ismail | Posted: 25 May 2011 1226 hrs SIN...

SINGAPORE: The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has announced two initiatives to further shape the intellectual property landscape here. The first is the IP Competency Framework (IPCF) aimed at raising the capabilities of IP professionals and practitioners in the industry. The framework maps out the skill sets and competencies needed for practitioners and set out suggested pathways to obtain them. It's done in collaboration with key industry players to guide IP manpower development in Singapore. IPOS also launched an online platform designed to bring inventors and investors together to commercialise ideas. Called ideas2IP, it's targeted at providing creative Singaporeans a more conducive environment to encourage disclosure of new ideas. Investors with the means and experience can help to fund and guide the development of an idea into a form that has commerc...

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