Power your business with the SME Fund
The Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund is a 20 million Euro grant scheme created to help European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access their intellectual property rights.
Supported by the European Commission and the EUIPO, the Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund is aimed at businesses that wish to develop their IP strategies and protect their IP rights, at national, regional or EU level.
The SME Fund is aimed directly at small and medium-sized enterprises based in the 27 EU Member States.
- 75% off IP pre-diagnostic services (IP scan)
Professional IP auditors will help you to identify the value of your intellectual property assets. This can help you learn how to shape your IP business strategy now - and in the future.
- 50% off trade mark and design application fees
Once you have decided what intellectual property rights you would like to protect at a national, regional and EU level, you can get 50% off your basic application fees.
Each SME can be reimbursed up to a maximum of EUR 1 500.
APPLICATIONS AND DEADLINE
The deadline is distributed in five phases (windows) during 2021:
Until 31 January 2021
Until 31 March 2021
Until 31 May 2021
Until 31 July 2021
Until 30 Sept. 2021
Fuente original del contenido:
European Union Intellectual Property Office