Level of Expertise
Learning Objectives

After the training, participants should be able to answer the following main questions:

  • How should the overall management of an H2020 project look like?
  • Which IP-aspects have to be considered in collaborative research projects?
  • What are the different interests of the participating parties?
  • At which stages of the project does IP matter?
  • Which rules exist within H2020 and what requirements have to be met?
  • Which terminology is used?
  • How do I define relevant background for my project?
  • How do I define ownership of foreground?
  • How do I deal with foreground in dissemination activities?
  • How do I set up a regime for granting access rights?
  • How do I successfully negotiate IP issues within the project consortium?
  • How do I implement an IP management strategy within the project?
  • Who should be in charge of this management (organisational structure)?
  • How can I best exploit research results (i. e. market innovation, new products etc.)?
  • What do different exploitation options look like in detail (advantages vs. disadvantages)?
  • How do I successfully solve IP conflicts? What possibilities do I have to enforce my rights?
  • What are the specific IP issues in particular scientific areas/projects (Biotechnology, IMI etc.)?
European IPR Helpdesk Trainer
45 minutes (presentation) + 15 minutes (Q&As)