Technology transfer refers to the ways and means through which companies, individuals and organizations acquire technology or know-how from third parties, whether such technology is IPR-protected or not, including know-how. More often than not, technology transfer is one component of a complex project. LDCs acquiring a viable technological base depends on both the provision of technology or equipment and on acquisition of relevant know-how, management and production skills, improved access to knowledge sources.
This year's report shows that Sweden, through the Renewable Energy Programme, take its commitments and obligations under Article 66.2 TRIPS seriously and makes efforts to put in place projects that incentivizes technology transfer to LDCs.
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