After a solid kick off meeting with Asian partners on May 13th, 2017 at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the programme then continued to achieve its mission via completing the next milestone of the programme via attending the WP2 (Dev): Capacity Building session:

a) Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (10-13 September 2017)

b) University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy (13-16 September 2017)

A total of 40 participants from 11 universities had successfully undergone the comprehensive study visit on intellectual property development.

In summary, the WP2 (Dev): Capacity Building, had successfully conducted by the EU partners and achieved according to the programme needs which to enhance human capacity concerning knowledge, managerial and administrative skills in organisation of IP Management Units.

Next in line is a training course in ITS, Indonesia. A set of training materials tailored to training for trainees approach will be prepared and conducted according to the partners according to their experience, covering relevant aspects for efficient R & I practices, such as research and technology mapping, research protection law protection, network strategies, etc.