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IP and Metaverse
Nov 21, 2022
What if one day it became possible for us to live and interact in a single, virtual world that was just like our physical one, save for it being – indeed – immaterial? There is probably no need to look too far ahead. This is the concept behind something that is already very ‘real’: the metaverse.

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EIT Raw Materials
Nov 16, 2022
French scientist, Anna Vanderbruggen, whom the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) RawMaterials nominated, has won the prestigious EIT Change Award for her pioneering work on graphite recycling. Her solution enables European recyclers to recover tonnes of graphite needed for lithium-ion batteries to power renewable energy technologies across the continent.

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Jun 27, 2022
The link between block chain technology and intellectual property protection rights.


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IP in business collaborations for SMEs and Start-ups
This EU webinar is offered by the European IP Helpdesk.
AGORADA+ 2022 and Clusters meet Regions international event
This event is jointly organised by the European Association of Development Agencies (EURADA) and the European Commission (EC), in collaboration with the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP).
Patent basics course - Finland
This training course is organised by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH).
EU webinar: copyright in collaborative projects
This EU webinar is offered by the European IP Helpdesk.
IP and artificial intelligence - advanced
This EU webinar is offered by the European IP Helpdesk.
The impact of protected new plant varieties in the European Union market
This webinar is jointly organised by the Community Plant variety Office (CPVO) and the European IP Helpdesk.
Impact and innovation in EU funded projects - a guide for proposers
This EU webinar is offered by the European IP Helpdesk.
European Innovation Council Summit 2022
This event is organised by European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency.
Successful technology transfer journeys: the case of Cubicure
This event series is jointly organised by the European Patent Office Academy and the European IP Helpdesk.
Patents and innovation
This EU webinar is offered by the European IP Helpdesk.
Business Name Day in Finland
This event is organised by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) and the Finnish Transport and Communication Agency (Traficom).
Horizon IP Scan
This EU webinar is offered by the European IP Helpdesk.
November 25, 2022Benefits of IP
Poland and Italy join the IP Register in Blockchain
By joining the EUIPO’s revolutionary blockchain initiative, the two offices open the doors to new and innovative services to their users.
November 23, 2022Benefits of IP
EUIPO and EURid extend their collaboration
The EUIPO's Executive Director, Christian Archambeau and EURid’s General Manager Peter Janssen have signed a new collaboration agreement committing to join forces in raising awareness about intellectual property, trade marks, designs and domain names. This new agreement prolongs current
November 16, 2022Entrepreneurship
Digital Services Act: EU's landmark rules for online platforms enter into force
Read all about the Digital Services Act (DSA).
November 11, 2022Protecting your ideas
The Ideas Powered for business Network: its journey and benefits to European startups and SMEs
On 28 October 2022 the very first Ideas Powered for business Network event took place at the EUIPO, Alicante, in Spain.
November 08, 2022Entrepreneurship
Southern European Entrepreneurship Engine (South3E) project for research teams, start-ups and SMEs
The EU-funded project Southern European Entrepreneurship Engine (South3E) aims to accelerate deep tech projects and solutions coming from research teams, start-ups and SMEs, which can positively affect social development and economic growth for a more sustainable future.
November 04, 2022Protecting your ideas
Tuesday webinars at EUIPO
The EUIPO organises webinars than can help SMEs undestand and protect their intellectual property rights.
November 02, 2022Benefits of IP
Lisbon becomes the seventh Authenticity
On 26 October 2022 the municipality of Lisbon became the first certified Portuguese ‘Authenticity’.
October 28, 2022Business growth
Eurobarometer surveys show strong support among EU citizens and SMEs for competition policy
The European Commission has published the 2022 Eurobarometer surveys dedicated to EU competition policy.
October 25, 2022Benefits of IP
Community designs: the past and the future
Comprehensive article on the history of community designs.
October 18, 2022Benefits of IP
The new Intellectual Property Special on Cybersecurity is now available
European IP Helpdesk “IP Specials” are thematic packages consisting of different media formats such as animated clips, interviews, articles, or infographics that take a closer look at a specific intellectual property (IP) topic.
October 13, 2022Entrepreneurship
Commission kick-starts work on the European Year of Skills
The Commission has adopted today its proposal to make 2023 the European Year of Skills.
October 11, 2022Protecting your ideas
Industries intensive in Intellectual Property Rights create more than 81 million jobs in the EU and pay better salaries
The 2022 edition of the report on IPR-intensive industries and economic performance in the European Union is now released.
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