In the period October – December 2020, about 45 students and young researchers from different national organisation participated in a theoretical training course on Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Protection.
During the lectures, which were fully online due to the Pandemics, the students got familiar with specifics of Intelectual Property protection in Moldova, presented by Mr. Andrei Moisei, the main consultant at the State Agency on Intelectual Property. Technology transfer and innovation management were explained in detail by Mr. Roman Chirca, director at the Institute of Market Economy. The final subject focused on Open Science, research data management and open scholarly communication with dr. Igor Cojocaru, director at the Information Society Development Institute.
Upon course completion, the participants were invited to visit the Laboratories of the National Center for Materials Study and Testing and learn more about the research and training posibilites in Moldova. Due to the pandemic restrictions, the participants visited in small groups and received the certificates of participation.