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A video clip of Bulgarian students is in the top 3 of the competition, dedicated to World Intellectual Property Day

The title of this year’s competition is: “With the help of intellectual property, we can dream of a better future, turn our ideas into reality and create a world where everyone strives to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.”

Every year on April 26, World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated to promote its contribution to driving innovation and creativity. This year’s celebration was dedicated to individuals around the world who are using innovation and creativity to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and build a better future for all.

The competition for video clips created by young people was dedicated to the same topic , the results of which were announced precisely on April 26, 2024. More than 100 applications of nearly 500 authors from 70 countries participated in the competition. Their videos, lasting between 60 and 90 seconds, are dedicated to the inspiring stories of inventors, creators, entrepreneurs or local communities around the world whose innovation, creativity and intellectual property rights improve people’s lives and help protect the planet, in line with the goals for sustainable development.

The jury appointed by the World Intellectual Property Organization, organizer of the competition, announced 20 finalists who were subject to a public vote online with the participation of nearly 18,000 people in the period 10-21 April 2024. During this vote, in order to determine of the audience award, nearly 75,000 votes were cast (with one participant entitled to up to 5 votes). Three winners were broadcast – from Nigeria (first place), Brazil (second place) and Bulgaria (third place). After receiving more than 24,000 votes, a video clip from Indonesia was also awarded (with an audience award).

You can see the videos of the winners here and the finalists in the contest. And here is the video clip of our young compatriots.

Here, respectively, you can see the result of another initiative of the World Intellectual Property Organization

– its gallery, which recognizes innovators, creators, entrepreneurs and professionals applying intellectual property rights to accelerate the innovation and creativity required by the Sustainable Development Goals.

You can find more about World Intellectual Property Day here.