Training opportunity in Sweden : Intellectual Property for Least Developed Countries

This International Training Programme is specially designed for persons qualified to participate in reform processes of importance on different levels and exercising a position in their home organization with a mandate to introduce change in social, economic, cultural and scientific institutions utilizing intellectual property as a tool for development.

As a participant of the Training Program, you will actively involve yourself to take
part in developments related to intellectual property for building the national knowledge
base and encouraging invention, innovation and creativity. The methodology used in the
Training Programme is based on the assumption that your organization wishes to carry
out changes and is willing to invest its own resources to achieve these changes.

The Swedish Patent and Registration Office in Stockholm, Sweden and a regional follow-up.


January 20th-February 8th, 2019, in Stockholm, Sweden.
Regional follow-up, August 18th-23rd, 2019.


Three weeks in Stockholm.
Five days follow up meeting


The following countries are invited to nominate candidates: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Laos, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.


Only candidates nominated by the appropriate organisation  and in accordance with national rules will be considered.

Closing date for applications : October 20, 2018

How to apply

Application should be written on the special form attached and include a recent photograph and required information and documents. Please also note that in order to be accepted to the program your proposed Country Project will be of importance.
When necessary, the application should be approved by the official nominating authority in your country.
Application in original with required signatures and attachments should be submitted to the nearest Swedish Embassy/ Consulate. If there is no appropriate Swedish Embassy/ Consulate in your country, the application should be submitted directly to Program Secretariat.
Applications submitted after closing date will not be considered.



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