P&TS took part in the Sino-Swiss Women’s Forum 2017 in Chengdu, China, 16-17 November 2017. The topic was: « Connect for Entrepreneurship, Research, Management and Education.” There were about 300 attendees at this forum, including a Swiss delegation of about twenty people.
Annora Ho, Senior Foreign Filing Officer at P&TS, made a presentation “Mixing the Traditional with the Cutting Edge.” She spoke about Switzerland, the rankings in terms of innovation, and of the canton of Neuchâtel, also at the forefront of innovation. Many Swiss inventions in the fields of watchmaking, med-tech and aviation (Solar Impulse) were mentioned. Annora’s speech underlined the importance of intellectual property in the protection of inventions resulting from this innovation dynamic and explained the range of services that P&TS has to offer to innovative companies.
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Meeting with a group of government officials from Sichuan, including President & Vice President of Sichuan People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Vice Director of Standing Committee of Sichuan Province People’s Congress and President of Sichuan Province Women’s Federation, Mrs Wu Xu. In the centre of the back row (8th from the left): Mr. Frank Eggmann, Swiss Consul General in Chengdu. Back row, 7th from the left: Mr. Gérald Béroud, President of the Swiss-Chinese Association French-Speaking Region.