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AGEPI launches the Contest in the Field of Intellectual Property for Young People, 8th edition


The 8th-12th grade pupils from the Republic of Moldova and Romania are invited to put their creativity to the test in the Contest in the Field of Intellectual Property for Young People, 8th edition.

Initiated in 2017, the Contest is organized annually by AGEPI, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Research of the Republic of Moldova (MER), the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM) and the Romanian Copyright Office (ORDA), in the context of World Intellectual Property Day. The 8th edition of the Contest will be held under the theme “Intellectual Property and the Sustainable Development Goals: Building Our Common Future with Innovation and Creativity”, proclaimed by the World Intellectual Property Organization for the year 2024.

The purpose of the competition is to increase the level of knowledge in the field of intellectual property, to train and strengthen the innovation and creativity skills of young people, to raise their awareness of the negative phenomena of counterfeiting and piracy, to develop the skills and competitive spirit, and also of the intellectual qualities of young people.

The Contest can be attended by pupils in the 8th - 12th grades of technical vocational, post-secondary technical vocational and lyceum institutions of the Republic of Moldova and Romania.

The competition will be held in two stages, as follows:

1. stage I: April 1 – 30 (one month);

2. stage II: May 1 – June 30 (two months).

During the first stage of the Contest, after completing the registration form, participants will be sent a set of questions. After receiving the questions, the pupils will have three days to send the answers to the address proposed by the organizer.

Each participant, who passed the second stage of the Contest, will prepare a paper (Power Point presentation, play, interview, video, study, drawing, etc.) in the field of intellectual property, according to one of the themes selected from the list proposed by to the organizers. The participants in the Contest will send their papers by June 30.

The evaluation of the papers from the second stage of the Contest will be carried out by the Organizing Committee during a summation meeting to which all finalists will be invited. According to the regulation, participants will be able to win attractive prizes and will have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their potential in this important field for our society.

Pupils wishing to participate can register online by filling in the form at the following address: https://shorturl.at/djnGJ.

You can find the regulation here: https://agepi.gov.md/ro/content/concurs-pi.