At Total, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to remind people of the role that intellectual property plays in encouraging and valuing innovation and creativity.
Answer 1 – Nikolai
Someone who takes risks, who accepts the responsibility of venturing into the unknown.
Answer 2 – Long
I’m someone who loves solving problems and finding solutions.
Optimizing how things are used – that’s my passion!
Answer 3 – Périne
I’m head of an R&D department at Gas, Renewables & Power, where we work to develop and qualify low-carbon energy solutions, particularly solar power and battery technologies.
Question 2 Answer 1 – Julie First of all, it’s a business strategy.
And obviously, for the researcher, it’s recognition too.
Answer 2 – Valérick
These days I systematically think: “Ah, that’s important, we need to protect it because it’ll be an asset for the company.”
Question 3 Answer 1 – Julie Open innovation, meaning going out and looking for skills as widely as possible around the world.
Answer 2 – Périne There are several accelerator programs for projects, innovations and intrapreneurs. Developing this start-up ecosystem in open-innovation mode would quickly create a huge amount of value for the Group.