Support Center for Technology and Innovation in Chechnya

Support Center for Technology and Innovation in ChechnyaSupport Center for Technology and Innovation, opened in Grozny, will provide free advice on all matters of copyright and patent law, assist in the search for technical information during the patent research, and provide the access to patent and non-patent databases of the Federal Institute of Industrial Property.

This was reported by the Head of the research activities of the Department for Science and Innovation of Chechen State University Rinata Kasumova. The database of the center has more than 50 million documents: application, essays, descriptions, claims and patents.

Hundreds of students from Chechen schools visited the main building of CSU at the day of the Center's opening. The students were able to hold their own patent search using the database of the Center.

The event was also attended by the students involved in the program of The Foundation for Small Business Support in the Science and Technology Sphere (Bortnik Fund). They presented their projects, which will be demonstrated in the Bortnik Fund.

The Center is opened on the basis of Chechen State University and the Federal Institute of Industrial Property.