The European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has rencently launched this year's fourth application phase (window) of its SME Fund.
The Ideas Powered for business SME Fund is a €20 million grant scheme helping European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access their intellectual property rights.
A European Commission's initiative, the SME Fund is implemented by the EUIPO to support businesses in developing their IP strategies and protecting their IP rights, at national, regional or EU level.
SMEs may submit their applications by 31 July 2021. A fifth application window is set to open on 1 September.
- Publication date
- 9 July 2021