Posts Tagged: humanitarian technologies

Mark Cuban-backed LuminAID receives first U.S. patent, completes $2 million in sales through 2015

The company has been earning a bit of acclaim from media publications for its technology. Tech news outlet CNET has reported that, when deflated, 50 LuminAID solar-powered lights …
By Steve Brachmann & Gene Quinn
5 years ago 1

USPTO Announces Patents For Humanity Winners

The Patents for Humanity Award is the top award for applicant’s best representing the Patents for Humanity principles. Award recipients will receive public recognition at an …
By U.S.P.T.O.
7 years ago 0

On Patents Aiding Humanity

GUEST CONTRIBUTION BY USPTO DIRECTOR DAVID KAPPOS... President Obama's Global Development Policy — the first by a U.S. Administration — recognizes that raising the living standards of humanity …
By David Kappos
9 years ago 2

Patents for Humanity Announced at White House Event

I had the honor of being invited to the White House today for the Innovation for Global Development Event, which was held in support of the President’…
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 13

BIO Opens Nominations For 2011 Biotech Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award honors work that aims to reduce human suffering significantly or enhance the human experience in a way that has a clear and direct benefit …
By Press Releases
11 years ago 0

Erik Iverson: Gates Foundation Interview Part 2

As a prelude to his presentation at BIO Mr. Iverson agreed to go on the record with me. Part 1 of my interview with Mr. Iverson was published …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 5

Interview: Erik Iverson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Erik Iverson is Associate General Counsel with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, working exclusively with Foundation's Global Health initiate. Mr. Iverson works with grantees in the development …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 10

PTO Seeks to Incentivize Release of Humanitarian Technologies

On Monday, September 22, 2010, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced via Federal Register Notice that the Office is considering pro-business strategies for incentivizing the development and …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 5