Report by Developed Country Members on the implementation of TRIPS Art. 66.2 (re. Technology Transfer to LDCs) - View details of the document

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The Czech Republic provides financial incentives to the enterprises and institutions in its territory in order to promote and encourage technology transfer to least-developed country Members and Observers in the wider framework of its development cooperation. Selected projects with technology and know-how transfer component, developed in cooperation with the beneficiaries, are listed below.
Corrigendum* The following corrections are advised concerning the English and Spanish versions of document IP/C/R/TTI/EU/2, the European Union's 2021 Report on the Implementation of Article 66.2 of the TRIPS Agreement. Annexed to the present document, for ease of reference, is the full corrected text of the Report. 1. The following programmes have been deleted: European Union: • "TradeCom II ACP Trade Capacity Building Programme (Programme Estimate No.2)", appearing on pp. 37-38 of the original Report. • "ASTRAL – All Atlantic Ocean Sustainable, Profitable and Resilient Aquaculture", appearing on p. 44 of the original Report. • "iATLANTIC – Integrated Assessment of Atlantic Marine Ecoysystems in Space and Time", appearing on p. 45 of the original Report. • "AANChOR – All AtlaNtic Cooperation for Ocean Research and innovation", appearing on p. 46 of the original Report. • "MISSION ATLANTIC – Towards the Sustainable Development of the Atlantic Ocean: Mapping and Assessing the present and future status of Atlantic marine ecosystems under the influence of climate change and exploitation", appearing on pp. 48-49 of the original Report. • "AtlantECO – Atlantic ECOsystems assessment, forecasting & sustainability", appearing on p. 50 of the original Report. Germany: • "Introduction of solar chill technology in Africa", appearing on p. 88 of the original Report. 2. Section 2.3 Bulgaria of the original Report has been deleted, and subsequent subsections renumbered as follows: • Section 2.4 Spain has been renumbered 2.3 Spain. • Section 2.5 Finland has been renumbered 2.4 Finland. • Section 2.6 Austria has been renumbered 2.5 Austria. • Section 2.7 Czech Republic has been renumbered 2.6 Czech Republic. • Section 2.8 Sweden has been renumbered 2.7 Sweden. 3. Heading number 1 has been removed from the Introduction to the Report. 4. In the "Beneficiary Member(s)" field for the German programme "Strengthening of control of the mining sector of the Democratic Republic of the Congo", appearing on p. 95 of the original Report, the full name of the beneficiary, Democratic Republic of the Congo, has been restored. 5. In the "Beneficiary Member(s)" field for the German programme "Support for Improvement of Mine Safety and Environmental Protection at Mines in Lao People's Democratic Republic" appearing on p. 96 of the original Report, the name of the beneficiary, Lao People's Democratic Republic, has been restored. 6. The introductory text associated with the contribution of Spain, previously split between pp. 123 and 125 of the original Report, has been consolidated to appear above Spanish programme "Proyectos de Cooperación Tecnológica Internacional con certificación y seguimiento unilateral". 7. The introductory text associated with the contribution of Sweden, previously split between pp. 130 and 131 of the original Report, has been consolidated to appear above Swedish programme "Renewable Energy Programme". _______________ * In English and Spanish only.

List of programmes/projects

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# Name of programme or project Beneficiary Members(s) Category of technology  
1 Pepper Field - strengthening export potential of Kampot Pepper (Cambodia)
Food and agriculture
2 Monitoring of sustainability of shallow ground water resources for household irrigation (Ethiopia)
Environmentally friendly or sustainable technology
3 Creating a low-cost eyeglasses distribution network in Ethiopia
Health-related technology