Mouloud Mammeri University, Tizi-Ouzou

Introducing the Technology and Innovation Support Center (CATI)

CATI is a support structure for researchers in the field of industrial property.

Setting up CATI- UMMTO

Created in 2017 following a partnership agreement signed between the Mouloud MAMMERI University of Tizi-Ouzou UMMTO and the Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property INAPI.

CATI missions

 CATI supports researchers through the following services:

  • Access to patent databases
  • Assistance and advice in industrial property management, including state-of-the-art research and patent drafting.
  • Assistance and advice on registering trademarks and industrial designs.


  • Organization of training and awareness days on intellectual property.
  • Organization of challenges and competitions for the best innovative ideas. 
  • Organization of business meetings on technology transfer contracts, in collaboration with the blue office.
  • Participation in national and international events promoting innovation.