Technical Cooperation Activities under TRIPS Art. 67. - View details of the document

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This document provides information on the implementation of Article 67 of the TRIPS Agreement. It concerns the technical cooperation activities carried out between July 2022 and July 2023 by the European Union and individual EU members States in favour of developing and least developed country Members, with the objective to facilitate the implementation of the TRIPS Agreement.

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# Title of programme or activity Start date Beneficiary Members or observers  
1 Innovation and Intellectual Property rights 07/10/2019 Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Belize; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guyana; Haiti; Jamaica; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago
2 Proyecto de Integración Económica Centroamericana (INTEC) 24/10/2016 Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
3 A new economic paradigm based on well-being, inclusion and sustainability 01/01/2023 Botswana
4 A research and Innovation Partnership for enhancing the surveillance and control of mosquito Vectors of emerging arboviruses 01/01/2023 Mauritius
5 A Strategic Roadmap Towards the Next Level of Intelligent, Sustainable and Human-Centred SMEs 01/01/2023 South Africa
6 A Vaccine Targeting Eradication of Malaria 01/05/2023 India
7 A Youth-centred Preventive Action Approach towards co-created implementation of socially and Physically activating Environmental interventions 01/01/2023 Nigeria; South Africa
8 Advanced biodiversity monitoring for results-based and effective agricultural policy and transformation 01/12/2022 Peru
9 Advanced tools for integration and synergistic inTeRconnectIon of microBIOMEs in resilient food systems 01/01/2023 South Africa
10 Africa Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Project (AfrIPI) 01/09/2020 Angola; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cabo Verde; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo; Côte d'Ivoire; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Djibouti; Egypt; Eswatini; Gabon; The Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Rwanda; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; South Africa; Tanzania; Togo; Tunisia; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
11 Agro-ecological strategies for resilient farming in West Africa 01/01/2023 Cabo Verde; Ghana; Kenya
12 AL-Invest Verde – component 3 01/01/2022 Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay
13 Anthropology of Global Climate Urgency 01/02/2023 Mauritius
14 ARISE+ Indonesia Trade Support Facility Priority area 4: IPR focusing on Geographical Indications 02/01/2019 Indonesia
15 ASEAN Regional Integration Support from the EU (ARISE Plus) – Component 2: Intellectual Property Rights (ARISE+ IPRs) 01/01/2018 Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; Indonesia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Myanmar; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Viet Nam
16 Autonomous Drones for Nature Conservation Missions 01/01/2023 Kenya; Namibia
17 Beyond Xylella, Integrated Management Strategies for Mitigating Xylella fastidiosa impact in Europe (BeXyl) 01/09/2022 Costa Rica
18 BIO insulation materials for Enhancing the Energy performance of Buildings. 01/01/2023 Colombia
19 Bio-based Energy-efficient materials and Structures for Tomorrow 01/03/2023 Ecuador; South Africa
20 Biodiversity Building Blocks for policy 01/03/2023 South Africa
21 BlueRemediomics: Harnessing the marine microbiome for novel sustainable biogenics and ecosystem services 01/12/2022 South Africa
22 Boosting Drought Tolerance in Key Cereals in the Era of Climate Change 01/05/2023 South Africa
23 Bridging fundamental knowledge and novel technology to increase rice heat tolerance 01/01/2023 Viet Nam
24 Building REsilience against MEntal illness during ENDocrine-sensitive life stages 01/01/2023 Bangladesh
25 CARinata and CamelINA to boost the sustainable diversification in EU farming systems 01/11/2022 Tunisia
26 Cartan geometry, Lie and representation theory, Integrable Systems, quantum Groups and quantum computing towards the understanding of the geometry of deep Learning and its Applications 01/01/2023 India
27 Caucasus and Central Asia Research on Social Innovation: Development Assistance, Innovation and Societal Transformation 01/03/2023 Mongolia
28 Circular and Connected Pavements for Carbon-Neutral and Digital Roads 01/10/2022 South Africa
29 Climate smart, ecosystem-enhancing and knowledge-based rural expertise and training centres 01/10/2022 Burkina Faso; Côte d'Ivoire; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Egypt; Ghana; Kenya; Morocco; Nigeria; Tunisia
30 Clinical Trials Community Africa Network 01/05/2023 South Africa
31 Co-creating strong uptake of REMEDIES for the future of our oceans through deploying plastic litter valorisation and prevention pathways 15/12/2022 Morocco
32 Co-produced transformative knowledge to accelerate change for biodiversity 01/12/2022 Peru
33 Combating Malnutrition in Africa Through Diversification of the Food System 01/01/2023 Cameroon; Côte d'Ivoire; Kenya; Mauritius; Nigeria
34 Communities and Artistic Participation in Hybrid Environment 01/01/2023 Kenya
35 Coping with Varieties of Radicalization into Terrorism and Extremism 01/01/2023 Indonesia; Philippines
36 Countering Oppositional Political Extremism through Attuned Dialogue: Track, Attune, Limit. 01/04/2023
37 De-centring the Study of Migrant Returns and Readmission Policies in Europe and Beyond 01/03/2023 Jordan; Morocco; Nigeria; Tunisia
38 Decision making of aspiring (re)migrants to and within the EU: the case of labour market-leading migrations from Asia 01/01/2023 Philippines; Viet Nam
39 Developing & piloting biodiversity footprinting & natural capital accounting via a 'beehive' of sectoral hubs, for sustainable transition to a circular EU bioeconomy 01/12/2022 South Africa
40 Development and validation of a quantitative point-of-care test for the measurement of severity biomarkers to improve risk stratification of fever syndromes and enhance child survival 01/09/2022 Gabon
41 Digital Dynamic and responsible twins for XR 01/01/2023
42 Digital Innovations and Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases in Africa 01/10/2022 Kenya
43 Digital Mythology and Arabic Literature: A Digital Archive to Study the Dynamics of the Reception of Greek Myths in Modern Arabic Literature 01/12/2022
44 Digital tools and technology systems for the sustainable management of Mediterranean forest resources 01/06/2023 Tunisia
45 Dignity For Irregular Migrants in EU Farm2Fork Labour Markets 01/04/2023 Morocco
46 Driving agroecological transitions in the humid tropics of Central and Eastern Africa through traNsdisciplinary Agroecology Living LabS (CANALLS) 01/01/2023 Burundi; Cameroon; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Nigeria; Rwanda; Uganda
47 Dual screening by Spectral Artificial Visual Examination (SAVE) for Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) and cervical cancer. Digital, new, low-cost, and simple screening and training. 01/08/2022 Eswatini; South Africa
48 Earth Observation for Early Warning of Land Degradation at European Frontier 01/12/2022 Morocco
49 Ecology of Wild-life, Livestock, Human and Infectious Diseases in changing environments 01/05/2023 Morocco
50 Enabling the WHO-Roadmap 2030 01/04/2023 Cameroon; Gabon
51 Ending COVID 19 Variants of Concern through Cohort Studies: End-Voc 01/05/2022 India; Nigeria; Pakistan; Philippines
52 Energy Planning and Modelling Through Integrated Assessment of Climate Land Energy Water Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa 01/11/2022 Ghana; Kenya
53 Enhancing Africa Green Economy through Eco Geographical Indication for Coffee (SWITCH Africa Green) 01/01/2018 Uganda
54 Enhancing the In-situ Environmental Observations across Under-sampled Deserts - CiROCCO 01/03/2023 Egypt
55 EPiTB: Addressing an unmet need: same day diagnosis of extra-pulmonary TB in a high burden setting. 01/05/2023 South Africa; Zimbabwe
56 Essential Asymmetries of Nature 01/01/2023 Peru; Rwanda
57 European Eddy-RIch ESMs 01/01/2023 Cameroon; South Africa
58 European Mining in the Green and Digital Era 01/12/2022 South Africa
59 Expanding Integrated Assessment Modelling: Comprehensive and Comprehensible Science for Sustainable, Co-Created Climate Action 01/09/2022 India; Kenya; Sri Lanka
60 Facing Inequalities and democratic challenges through Co-production in Cities 01/01/2023 Egypt; Senegal
61 Finding Agreement in Return 01/05/2023 Kenya
62 Fostering a European Research Area for Health Research 01/11/2022 Egypt
63 Fostering agroecology transition in North Africa through multi-actor, evaluation, and networking 01/12/2022 Egypt; Morocco; South Africa; Tunisia
64 From Household Allocations to Global Inequality: New Methods, Facts and Policy Implications 01/08/2022 Tanzania
65 From Next Generation Sequencing Microorganisms Towards Ecofriendly Biotech Based Products 01/10/2022 Tunisia
66 Games Realising Effective and Affective Transformation (societal and cultural domains) 01/02/2023 South Africa
67 Green deal inspired correlative imaging-based characterization for safety profiling of 2D materials 01/01/2023 South Africa
68 Heat Indicators for Global Health (HIGH Horizons): monitoring, Early Warning Systems and health facility interventions for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and young children and health workers 01/09/2022 Kenya; South Africa; Zimbabwe
69 How migration decisions are made: diverse aspirations, trajectories, and policy effects 01/01/2023 Kenya; Morocco; Nigeria
70 Hybrid Tandem Catalytic Conversion Process Towards Higher Oxygenate E-Fuels 01/11/2022 South Africa
71 Implementation research on the tailored, multidisciplinary NCD prevention package FRESHAIR4LIFE: Targeting tobacco and air pollution exposure in mid- to late adolescents in disadvantaged populations 01/01/2023 Pakistan; Uganda
72 Inclusive Artificial Intelligence for Accessible Medical Imaging Across Resource-Limited Settings 01/01/2023 Kenya
73 Innovative solutions for Mediterranean Ecosystem Remediation via Monitoring and decontamination from Chemical Pollution 01/06/2023 Tunisia
74 Integrated and Circular Technologies for Sustainable city region FOOD systems in Africa 01/01/2023 Cameroon; Gabon; Ghana; Kenya; Nigeria
75 Integrating innovative theories and practices in historical culture and education 01/01/2023 Costa Rica
76 Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) Action for Africa 01/01/2019 Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo; Côte d'Ivoire; Eswatini; Gabon; The Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Rwanda; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
77 IP Key Latin America - Phase II 01/02/2022 Argentina; Bolivia, Plurinational State of; Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Uruguay
78 Landscape resilience knowledge alliance for agriculture and forestry in the Mediterranean basin 01/12/2022 Indonesia; Tunisia
79 Learning network for Advanced Behavioural Data Analysis 01/02/2023 India
80 Legume-cereal intercropping for sustainable agriculture across Europe 01/11/2022 Pakistan
81 Leveraging Early Adolescence for Development: Longitudinal and Experimental Evidence from Ghana 01/01/2023 Ghana
82 Lighthouse coordinating and supporting the innovation ecosystem for a Healthy, Pollution free Mediterranean Sea 01/01/2023 Tunisia
83 Low-Cost, Circular, plug & play, off grid Energy for Remote Locations including Hydrogen (LOCEL-H2) 01/01/2023 Pakistan; Tunisia
84 Machine learning for Sciences and Humanities 01/07/2023 South Africa
85 Making migration and migration policy decisions amidst societal transformations 01/03/2023 Kenya
86 Microscale enabled advanced flow and heat transfer technologies featuring high performance and low power consumption 01/03/2023 South Africa
87 Mitigating Antimalarial Resistance Consortium in South-East Africa 01/04/2023 South Africa
88 More than green - Lighthouses of transformative nature-based solutions for inclusive communities 01/05/2023 India; Kenya; Tanzania
89 MWGaiaDN: Revealing the Milky Way with Gaia 01/02/2023 South Africa
90 Nanotechnology-Enabled Detection of Clinically Relevant Antibodies for early Cancer Diagnosis and Immunotherapy Monitoring 01/01/2023 South Africa
91 National engagement activities to support the launch of the Mission 'A Soil Deal for Europe' 100 Living Labs and Lighthouses 01/11/2022 Tunisia
92 Nature based interventions for improving health and well-being 01/06/2023 Peru
93 New science in Radio Astronomy: applying cutting-edge technology to enhance the entire data chain, from receiver to final output. 01/03/2023 South Africa
94 Nexus framework for biodiversity-relevant transformative change 01/12/2022 Colombia; Ghana
95 Omitted from history: How workers on India's building sites mediated twentieth-century modernity 01/05/2023 India
96 Open Innovation Platform for Optimising Production Systems by Combining Product Development, Virtual Engineering Workflows and Production Data 01/01/2023 Egypt
97 Open source Nexus modelling tools for Planning sustainable Energy Transition in Africa 01/11/2022 Cabo Verde; Kenya; Nigeria; South Africa
98 Optimise and predict antidepressant efficacy for patient with major depressive disorders using multi-omics analysis and AI-predictive tool 01/12/2022 Colombia
99 Overcoming Digital Divide in Europe and Southeast Asia 01/12/2022 Indonesia
100 Post-pandemic resilient communities: is the informal economy a reservoir for the next generation of digitalized and green businesses in the Global South? 01/03/2023 Bolivia, Plurinational State of; Colombia; Ecuador; Indonesia; Kenya; Morocco; Papua New Guinea; Senegal; Tanzania; Viet Nam
101 Potato crop effective management strategies to tackle future pest threats 01/06/2023 Ecuador
102 Potentials of Agroecological practices in east Africa with a focus on Circular water-energy-nutrient systems 01/11/2022 Kenya; Nigeria
103 Practical strengthening of regulatory and ethics oversight on clinical trials in West Africa using Lassa Fever vaccine development projects and increase regulatory maturity level in targeted countries 01/06/2023 Burkina Faso; Ghana
104 Preventing Groundwater Contamination Related To Global and Climate Chanpreventing Groundwater Contamination Related To Global and Climate Change Through a Holistic Approach on Managed Aquifer Recharge 01/12/2022 South Africa; Tunisia
105 Program for Research and Innovation on Micro and Nanotechnology for Sensors 01/01/2023 Tunisia
106 Promoting a Plant Genetic Resource Community for Europe 01/01/2023 Peru
107 Psychiatric disorders and Comorbidities caused by pollution in the Mediterranean area 01/01/2023 Egypt; Morocco; Tunisia
108 Raising the bio-based industrial feedstock capacity of Marginal Lands 01/12/2022 South Africa
109 Realising Girls' and Women's Inclusion, Representation and Empowerment 01/03/2023 South Africa
110 Reducing nutrition-related noncommunicable diseases in adolescence and youth: interventions and policies to boost nutrition fluency and diet quality in Africa 01/01/2023 Ghana; Nigeria; South Africa
111 Rural Environmental Monitoring via ultra wide-Area networks And distributed federated Learning 01/01/2023 Morocco; Nigeria; South Africa
112 Scaling Up Capacity to Support Conduct of Clinical Trials in the East African Community 01/06/2023 Kenya; Uganda
113 Solar Hybrid Air-sCO2 Power Plants 01/11/2022 Morocco
114 Solar powered atmospheric plasma system for the treatment of contaminated wastewater 01/07/2023 Pakistan
115 Solutions to prevent and mitigate the impacts of HABs in Aquaculture and Fisheries, in the context of global warming 01/01/2023 Cuba
116 Stabilizing CROP yield under unfavourable conditions by molecular PRIM(E)ing 01/01/2023 South Africa
117 States' Practice of Human Rights Justification: a study in civil society engagement and human rights through the lens of gender and intersectionality 01/03/2023 India
118 Stimulating road Transport Research in Europe and around the Globe for sustainable Mobility 01/02/2023 Kenya
119 Stop 2030: Towards the Interruption of Transmission Of Soil-Transmitted Helminths: Promoting Implementation of Research Results of a Fixed-Dose Combination of Co-Formulated Ivermectin And Albendazole 01/07/2023 Ghana; Kenya
120 Stormwater and Wastewater Networks heterogeneous data AI-driven management 01/01/2023 Morocco; South Africa; Viet Nam
121 Strengthening Capacities And Promoting Innovation In Plantomics At The University Of Sfax 01/12/2022 Tunisia
122 Strengthening university-enterprise cooperation in South Africa to support regional development by enhancing lifelong learning skills, social innovations and inclusivity ( SUCSESS) (Erasmus+ Capacity building project) 01/09/2019 South Africa
123 Support Programme to the National System of Innovation. Reference - AFS/2017/40022 19/07/2018 South Africa
124 Supporting and Developing WIdening Strategies to tackle Hydroclimatic Extreme Events: impacts and Sustainable solutions for cultural heritage 01/01/2023 Kenya
125 Sustainability Performances, Evidence and Scenarios 01/02/2023 Kenya
126 Sustainable Hydrogen and Aluminothermic Reduction Process for Manganese, its alloys and Critical Raw Materials Production 01/01/2023 South Africa
127 The EU Navigating Multilateral Cooperation 01/03/2023 South Africa
128 The next step towards the elimination of iodine deficiency and preventable iodine-related disorders in Europe 01/01/2023 Bangladesh; Pakistan
129 The Role of Integrated Fire Management on Climate Change Adaptation for Ecosystem Services in Tropical and Subtropical Regions 01/01/2023 Bolivia, Plurinational State of; Colombia
130 The Soil Biodiversity and Functionality of Mediterranean Olive Groves: A Holistic Analysis of the Influence of Land Management on Olive Oil Quality and Safety 01/01/2023 Morocco
131 Towards a sustainable wellbeing economy: integrated policies and transformative indicators 01/03/2023 Ecuador
132 Transformational and Robust AdaptatioN to water Scarcity and ClimatE chaNge under Deep uncertainty 01/01/2023 India
133 Transformative Change in Telecoupled Agrofood Systems for Biodiversity and Equity 01/12/2022 Cameroon; Colombia; Kenya
134 Transformative Environmental Monitoring to Boost Observations in Africa 01/01/2023 Ghana; Kenya
135 Transformative pathways for synergising just biodiversity and climate actions 01/11/2022 Costa Rica; Ghana
136 Transforming Africa's Urban Food Environments through Strengthening Linkages between Food Systems Stakeholders in Cities Across Europe and the Continent 01/12/2022 Ghana; Kenya; South Africa; Tunisia
137 Transforming Gendered Interrelations of Power and Inequalities for Just Energy Systems 01/02/2023 Rwanda
138 Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence for Personalised Risk Assessment in Chronic Heart Failure 01/06/2023 Peru
139 Ultra-Low Design-Effort, Energy-Efficient and Battery-Indifferent Sensor Node for the Green Internet of Things 01/12/2022 Viet Nam
140 Understanding And Improving Social Inclusion In Indian Private Schools 01/02/2023 India
141 Validation of treatment decision algorithms for childhood tuberculosis at low levels of healthcare in high burden countries - effectiveness, implementation, and integration into policy and practices 01/04/2023 South Africa
142 Valorisation of agro-industrial waste to obtain zeolite-based composite materials and their use in environmental remediation and biofuel production 01/01/2023 Cuba
143 Water Efficient Allocation in a Central Asian Transboundary River Basin 01/01/2023 Sri Lanka
144 Water4All – Water Security for the Planet 01/06/2022 South Africa
145 Youth co-Production for sustainable Engagement and Empowerment in health 01/01/2023 India; Kenya; South Africa