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Turning ideas into assets




Title "IP for Innovation"
Funding 6th Framework Programme on Research, Technological Development and Demonstration, European Commission
Implementation period   2007 - 2008
Beneficiary countries Denmark, Belgium, Hungary, France, Germany, Finland, Portugal, Spain, Croatia and Turkey.
Beneficiaries SMEs through training of staff in entities supporting small businesses, such as Technology Transfer Offices, institutions involved in the innovation process, Business Advisory Bodies and Incubators.
DKPTO role Consortium Partner
Budget 228.877 € (Total 1.997.894 €)

Other consortium members: European Patent Organisation, Hungarian Patent Office, Portuguese Patent and Trademark Office, National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland, Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle France, State Intellectual Property Office of Croatia, Turkish Patent Institute, European Business and Innovation Centres Network, FUNDITEC, IWT-Flanders, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Inatitute Européen Enterprise et Propriété, METU - Technopolis, Fundación EOI, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, University of Alicante


Increase understanding and usage of intellectual property (IP) by SMEs, with a view to increasing innovation and competitiveness in line with the Lisbon goals.


The project includes the following components:

1) Consortium and Technical project co-ordination and management

2) Joint study ans analysis of SME training needs

3) Development of Common European Support Mechanism

4) Gathering training material and completing training packages

5) Train-the-trainers

6) Pilot regional training scheme for multipliers

7) Evaluation report by trainers


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