WIPO Launches Online Tool to Facilitate Access to Targeted Scientific Information

Author: ag-IP-news Agency, Published on: 23 July 2009

A new public-private partnership which aims to provide industrial property offices, universities and research institutes in least developed countries with free access…to selected online scientific and technical journals was launched at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) headquarters…According to…the Organization, the Access to Research for Development and Innovation (aRDi) program was rolled out by WIPO in partnership with various prominent science and technology publishers including...Elsevier [part of Reed Elsevier], John Wiley & Sons...Sage Publications, Springer Science+Business Media, and Taylor & Francis…The aRDi program will support developing countries in realizing their creative potential and facilitate their integration into the global knowledge economy in line with the objectives of WIPO’s Development Agenda.

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