News, April 2017

Robert Tijssen and Jos Winnink ran a successful CWTS-CREST course on ‘Introduction to Patent Analytics and Statistics’ at the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology – Stellenbosch University –  in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

This short course, on April 10th and 11th, was attended by 20 participants: students and staff participants from Stellenbosch University, technology transfer officers and IP specialists, as well as STI policy makers from South Africa. Main objective of the course is introducing patents, the patent system and the responsible use of patent related information for evaluation and in analysis. The dedicated courseware consisted of four classroom lectures and assignment-based practical exercises in the computer lab.

[Originally posted on www.cwts.nlwritten by Robert Tijssen and Jos Winnink]