IPOS International (IPOS-I) received the Stu Kaback Business Impact Award (“the Award”) at the 2017 Patent Information Users Group (PIUG) Conference on 22 May 2017.
The Award is designed to recognize the achievements of patent information professionals who have, through the course of their work, made a distinct impact on an organization. This is the first year that the Stu Kaback Business Award has been awarded to a government-linked organization. It recognizes the impact of IPOS-I in Singapore’s transformation into an innovation-driven economy, through its “Singapore Patent Landscape Report 2014”.
Assistant Chief Executive of IPOS and Board member of IPOS-I, Mr Ng Kok Wan, said, “We are honored and humbled to receive the Stu Kaback Business Impact Award. The award is testament to IPOS’ on-going efforts as an innovation agency that uses its IP expertise and networks to help drive Singapore’s future economic growth. We will continue to advance and grow our technology fore-sighting expertise so as to help our innovators create and capture value from their inventions.”
Chair of PIUG, Ms Martha Yates, added, “On behalf of the PIUG Board of Directors and the Stu Kaback Business Impact Award Committee, I am pleased to present this award to IPOS International and Patinformatics, LLC for their outstanding contribution to the field of patent analytics. PIUG was impressed with the quality of applicants for this award and we look forward to continuing to recognize such outstanding work in the future.”
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