On July 11, the 2nd WIPO Global Award ceremony was held in Geneva, Switzerland. WIPO Director General Daren Tang presented award trophies to the representatives of the seven winning enterprises.
Among 7 award-winning enterprises from around the world, two enterprises are from China: Shanghai Westwell Technology Co., Ltd, which develops multi-scenario intelligent and green solutions for the bulk logistics field, and Xi’an Kissfuture Network Technology Co., Ltd, which provides comprehensive digital solutions for cinemas and cultural institutions. The other five companies are from France, Kenya, Mexico, Singapore, and Slovenia. The 7 award-winning enterprises will receive exclusive guidance plans and other forms of support and assistance from the WIPO to promote the transformation and application of intellectual property rights by enterprises.
In 2023, the Secretariat of the WIPO received a total of 548 applications for the global award from 58 countries, half of which came from China. In the global award shortlist announced at the end of May, 6 Chinese enterprises were included among the 25 small and medium-sized enterprises.