"Innovation and Intellectual Property for Green" course

Join our free online course,  and unlock the doors to a future where innovation meets sustainability. This course is a unique opportunity for students, entrepreneurs, and professionals to dive deep into the world of intellectual property (IP), its intersection with sustainable and circular economy, and the role it plays in driving eco-friendly business practices.

The IPR4SC course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how innovation and intellectual property rights (IPR) can be leveraged to foster sustainable and circular economy models. By blending theory with practical applications, this course aims to empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to innovate responsibly and create impactful solutions for a sustainable future.

Why join us? 
  • Certificate for career advancement: certify your skills and knowledge in the field of innovation and IPR to boost your CV.
  • Diverse Learning Modules: From the foundations of sustainability and circular economy to the intricate world of IP and IPR, each module is crafted to expand your horizons.
  • Hot topics: Explore new topics such as artificial intelligence and IPR.
  • Real-World Application: Engage with practical projects and case studies that bring theoretical concepts to life, preparing you for real-world challenges.
  • Expert Insights: Learn from expert leaders, including from WIPO, who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience, ensuring your learning is current and relevant.
  • Global Perspective: Connect with peers worldwide and gain a global perspective on sustainability and innovation.
  • Flexibility: This is an online course in English which allows for flexibility also through recorded sessions that are available to the students.
  • Earn credits: You will receive 6 ECTS for completing the VET course.

What are the key units?

     Innovation for Sustainability & Circular Economy
Dive into the essentials of Sustainability & Circular Economy (S&CE), where you'll explore the transformative power of innovation and entrepreneurship within this realm. Unravel the synergy between groundbreaking ideas and eco-friendly practices that are reshaping our world.

IP for Sustainability & Circular Economy
Embark on a journey through Intellectual Property (IP) and IP Rights (IPR), discovering their pivotal role in the Sustainable and Circular Economy. Learn to harness innovation and IP information as powerful tools for ecological and economic advancement and harnessing new business opportunities.

 Delving Deeper into Innovation
Gain a profound understanding of Innovation (and Intellectual Property) in this unit, where intricate concepts are unraveled. Dive into special topics that explore current IP trends and empower you to explore and develop your own IP strategies.

IP as a Tool for Sustainability & Circular Economy
Master the art of using Intellectual Property Mechanisms effectively in the Sustainable and Circular Economy sector. Delve into special topics that will equip you with the skills to exploit and manage IP assets, as well as address topics such as the role of artificial intelligence and IPR, turning them into catalysts for sustainable business success.

Who should enroll?

The HEI course is ideal for students, entrepreneurs, and professionals eager to pioneer sustainable and circular practices in their careers. It's a perfect match for those who aspire to be at the forefront of eco-innovation and intellectual property management. The VET course is for students, entrepreneurs, and professionals learning in Vocational Education Training (VET) institutions.

Register now and take the first step towards becoming a leader in sustainable innovation and intellectual property.

Registration for the HEI course: https://forms.gle/vkBW9rn5oWrid2eF7 
Registration for students in Vocational Education Training (VET) institutions: https://apps.eap.gr/kedivim_en/web/index.php 

When do the sessions start?

HEI course

VET course


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Tamara Besednjak Valič

Faculty Of Information Studies In Novo Mesto

e-mail: tamara.valic@fis.unm.si


Virág Szuák

Pannon Business Network Association

e-mail: virag.szuak@pbn.hu