Vidya Talent Center in collaboration with Sree Chithira Thirunal Institute of Medical Science & Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram organized a webinar titled “Sensitization on Intellectual Property Rights” on 18 December 2021 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Faculty members associated with Vidya Talent Center (VTC) and Vidya Research Centre (VRC) attended the webinar along with MTech students from CSE and ECE branches. It was arranged as part of the interactions for the collaborative development of a ventilator by the VTC team headed by Dr Kala Bharathan and SCTIMST. In the webinar, the resource persons discussed various opportunities for taking patents and other methods for protecting intellectual property rights. They also explained the possibilities of support offered by TIPS-SCTIMST team to individuals and institutions.