European IP Helpdesk


Bulletin No. 2 Go-to-Market

European IP Helpdesk Team Across Europe

Research & Innovation Days,

24–26 September

SMART REGIONS Conference 3.0: Transformation through Smart Specialisation, 14–15 November

EPO “High-growth technology business conference 2019”, 4–5 November

“Innovative, collaborative, regional: Smart intellectual property for a competitive Europe”, 14 November

New Signposting Directory

Are you looking for information on central organisations or services provided in the fields of intellectual property, research and/or business support? Browse our new signposting directory - a dynamic database to find contact details of key institutions and search for useful IP services and information in different EU regions.

ON AIR: Romanian European IP Helpdesk Ambassador Interviewed by euronews

The news channel euronews released a new episode of its „Business Planet“ series, taking a look at how a Romanian high-tech firm has been able to safeguard and successfully manage its intangible assets with the help of the European IP Helpdesk, and the Romanian European IP Helpdesk Ambassador in particular. The Business Planet team travelled to Bucharest to meet up with Syswin Solutions, a specialist in smart technologies and learn more about the company‘s business model and IP strategy. Next to the company portrait, the episode also features an interview with Prof. Alexandru Marin, who as been supporting SMEs in the region in his role as European IP Helpdesk Ambassdor for several years.

You can watch the whole episode online. In addition, an interview with Prof. Marin on why IP is critical for business success is available here.

European Week of Regions and Cities, 7–10 October

What else is there around?

As the selection of articles in this issue reflects, the topic of developing and implementing “Go-to-Market” strategies is a broad and multi-faceted one. Consequently, there is a wide range of supporting material available taking up and focusing on individual aspects of the matter. Please find below a (non-exhaustive) list of publications offered by the European IP Helpdesk team:

Guide: Making the Most of Your Horizon 2020 Project

Fact Sheet: The Plan for the Exploitation and Dissemination of Research Results in Horizon 2020

Fact Sheet: IP Management in Horizon 2020: Project Implementation and Conclusion

Fact Sheet: Due Diligence

Fact Sheet: IP Valuation

Fact Sheet: IP and Business Plans

Next to initiatives offered by the European Commission such as the Horizon Results Platfom or Joinup, there are a number of additional support and information offers aiming to help SMEs or research teams bring their results and inventions to the market. Examples are the services provided by the Enterprise Europe Network, the Intellectual Property Booster, the Innovation Radar or the Dissemination and Exploitation Booster (only to mention a few).


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Introduction to IP

05 February 2020

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19 February 2020

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11 March 2020

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25 March 2020

IP in EU-funded Projects/Horizon 2020