The Director of DIPUIL has on 22nd Feb, 2019 carried out an awareness on intellectual property to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (COANRE) that was held at Research Methods Laboratory from 10 am to 12 noon. The members present in the awareness were heads of departments and staff of the college.
The director emphasized on importance of innovation culture as drawn from the university motto. Further, he stressed on transforming the knowledge acquired through research, learning, experience and patent information databases into problem-solving approaches. Consequently, intellectual property which is an intangible asset would be of importance to the university if applied through various strategies such as licensing, merger and acquisition.
The staff were as well sensitized on importance of developing quality culture right from the departmental level. In so doing, the college would automatically realize growth in Intellectual property applications as there is a direct proportionality in quality procedures and Intellectual Property.