Project description

The CIPnet project is implemented in China as a Joint action and its general objective is promoting the modernisation and harmonisation of Intellectual Property Management practices in the higher education system, with a view to enhance university-industry collaborations and contribute to economic and social development.


On November 7-8, 2019, the third Training of Trainers took place in Tianjin, P.R. China. The topic of the Training was Technology Transfer for Sustainable Development — Contracts and the Triple Helix. The Training was organized and hosted by Nankai University School of Law.

The workshops were delivered by the experts from the European partner universities:

- Prof. Anselm Kamperman Sanders, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Director of the Institute for Globalisation and International Regulation, Maastricht University

We are pleased to inform that the first CIPnet Online Workshop is now available on the CIPnet Online Training platform!

The topic of the first Workshop is “Licensing IP Rights. Focus on Universities”. The Workshop consists of three units:

- Unit I – Licensing and Universities: offers a brief explanation of possible ways of transferring and acquiring knowledge in academic environment