National Conference on
Intellectual Property and Commercialization 2024

Protecting Your Idea
Present By
University Innovation Hub Program (UIHP)


Join us for the inaugural National Conference on Intellectual Property and Commercialization (ICIPC) 2024, hosted by the University Innovation Hub Program (UIHP) under the Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystem Development (DEIED) initiative of the Bangladesh High-tech Park Authority (BHTPA), ICT Division. This groundbreaking event, to be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, brings together professionals, industry experts, and academics to explore the vital role of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection in fostering innovation and driving economic growth in Bangladesh.

As Bangladesh sets its sights on becoming a Smart Nation by 2041, the importance of a robust IP framework cannot be overstated. ICIPC 2024 provides an unparalleled platform for knowledge sharing, networking, and collaboration among key stakeholders. Engage with renowned experts from home and abroad, including representatives from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

IP in the Bangladesh Context:

Through thought-provoking keynote speeches, insightful panel discussions, and interactive workshops, ICIPC 2024 aims to raise awareness about the significance of IP in driving innovation and economic development and emphasize the need for specialized IP education and effective IP management strategies

Objectives of the conference:

Promote IP Awareness: To raise awareness among key stakeholders, including government officials, academia, industry professionals, and the public, about the importance of IP in driving innovation and economic development.

Foster IP Education and Strategy Development: To emphasize the need for specialized education in IP laws and management, and to develop effective strategies for IP management and protection in various sectors.

Knowledge Transfer: Knowledge Transfer on IP system development in university settings.

Awareness: Awareness about IP Commercialization and roles of universities

Outcome of the Conference :

Increased Awareness in Academia and Industry: It seeks to raise awareness about IP's importance in universities and industries, emphasizing the integration of IP in research and development.

IP Management Strategies: Workshops will offer strategies for managing IP portfolios in academic settings, fostering an IP-aware culture within educational institutions.

Networking and Collaboration: The conference will provide networking opportunities among experts, officials, and industry leaders, encouraging collaborations for future IP- related initiatives

Policy Recommendations: The event is expected to generate policy recommendations for reforms in Bangladesh's IP framework, aiming to align with global standards and boost innovation-driven economic growth.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation shaping Bangladesh's IP landscape. Join us at ICIPC 2024 and contribute to the development of policy recommendations that will align Bangladesh's IP framework with global standards, boosting innovation-driven economic growth.

Register now and secure your place at this landmark event. Together, let's Protect Your Idea and pave the way for a brighter, more innovative future for Bangladesh.

Nomination Form

University Nomination Form: Download here