The European IP Helpdesk’s Signposting Directory is a dynamic database providing access to key institutions and services active in the fields of intellectual property, research and/or business support, at EU level and at national and regional level in each of the 28 EU Member States as well as in the COSME countries. It includes contact details for national IP offices, national data protection offices, customs authorities, funding agencies, and more.

You can browse the database by name, type of organisation, geographical area or types of services provided, by using the search tool below. 

The Directory is a work in progress. It will be regularly expanded, and our team will endeavour to keep it up-to-date at all times. Should you have any question or suggestion in relation to this tool, do not hesitate to let us know, via our contact form
 

Displaying 169 items.
Name of organization or service Sort descending Services provided to SMEs and Research Beneficiaries Geographical areas of activities & services Type of organization or service
AAL Association EU funding, Other EU-funded programmes EUROPEAN UNION EU body or initiative
Access to Finance EU funding, Business support EUROPEAN UNION EU body or initiative
Administration générale des douanes et accises Counterfeiting and Squatting, Customs & Border Measures Belgium Customs Authority
Agencia della Dogane e dei Monopoli Counterfeiting and Squatting, Customs & Border Measures Italy Customs Authority
Agencia Española de Protección de Datos Data Protection, GDPR Spain National Data Protection Authority
Austrian Patent Office INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, IP Protection, IP Searches & Tech Watch Austria National IP office
Autoridade Tributária e aduaneira Counterfeiting and Squatting, Customs & Border Measures Portugal Customs Authority
Autorité de la protection des donnés (APD-GBA) Data Protection, GDPR Belgium National Data Protection Authority
Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens Data Protection, GDPR Netherlands National Data Protection Authority
Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) Trade Marks, Industrial Designs, IP Protection, IP Searches & Tech Watch Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands National IP office
Bureau for Cultural Strategy, Planning and Assessment Copyright Portugal National IP office
CEN-CENELEC Research Helpdesk Standards EUROPEAN UNION International Organisation
CEN-CENELEC SME Helpdesk Standards EUROPEAN UNION International Organisation
Central Customs Directorate, National Customs Agency Counterfeiting and Squatting, Customs & Border Measures Bulgaria Customs Authority
Central Customs information office Counterfeiting and Squatting, Customs & Border Measures Austria Customs Authority
China IPR SME Helpdesk INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, IP internationalisation CHINESE REGION EU body or initiative
Comissão Nacional de Protecção de Dados Data Protection, GDPR Portugal National Data Protection Authority
Commission for Personal Data Protection Data Protection, GDPR Bulgaria National Data Protection Authority
Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés Data Protection, GDPR France National Data Protection Authority
Commission Nationale pour la Protection des Données Data Protection, GDPR Luxembourg National Data Protection Authority