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New President of the Board of Directors of the H.I.P.A.

The European Chemical Society congratulates the member of EuChemS Executive Board and Chair of Division of Chemistry and Environment, Professor Ioannis Katsoyiannis, for being appointed by the Greek Minister of Growth and Investments as President of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Industrial Property Academy (H.I.P.A.).

Set up in 2019, H.I.P.A. aims to develop a national system of education and training in the field of industrial property, with the aim is to strengthen Greek innovation by improving intellectual property training and education structures in Greece. To meet its objectives, the Academy organizes courses, conferences, seminars, symposia, workshops and educational programs based on e-learning technologies, providing a space for the development of professional knowledge and exchange of ideas related to industrial property.

The Academy operates in partnership with a broad range of national and international institutions, including Advanced University schools in Greece and Europe, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the European Patent Office and Academy and has already signed a memorandum of  cooperation with the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organisation.

We wish Ioannis best of success in his new duties.