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IP Helpdesk


Free training to SMEs, researchers, business, and innovation support organisations on IP management strategies and processes. 

What training we offer

From basic principles and ideas about the benefits of IP to specific tools and procedures for successful IP management: the IP Helpdesk provides on-site and online training activities covering relevant IP topics for EU SMEs and entrepreneurs involved in cross-border business activities or looking to expand their businesses to other regions. In addition, there is a broad training offer for SMEs and researchers involved in EU-funded research and innovation projects. 

Who can participate

Our training activities are mainly targeting EU/SMP SMEs and beneficiaries of EU-funded research projects. Entrepreneurs, start-ups, and researchers are more than welcome to join our various free training sessions. We can cater our training to various levels of IP understanding (starters, intermediate, advanced)

For our training activities, we often collaborate with business and innovation support organisations or other multipliers in different regions to try and cast the widest net among the SME and research community.

Are you such a support organisation interested in arranging training for your user community, members, or team? Please do not hesitate to reach out! We stand ready to support!

IP training opportunities

Join one of our future webinars or onsite trainings on various IP topics

Contact us to organise a training activity