What we can offer our ambassadors:

  • Organisation of a central kick-off event in Brussels at the end of February 2013 (presumably on 20 February 2013) combined with the opportunity for EU IPR Helpdesk ambassadors to join specific IP training events in the course of 2013
  • Privileged access to training material that may be translated and used in locally organised training events
  • Continuous provision of informative material (i.e. leaflet, service presentation) and new publications (i.e. fact sheets, guides) to be translated and distributed to local SMEs
  • Regular updates on new IP developments for instance with regard to new IP provisions for SMEs in the upcoming EU research & innovation programme HORIZON 2020 & COSME
  • Promotion of specific IP activities of the individual Enterprise Europe Network partner via the Helpdesk’s communication channels & website
  • Assistance in appointing external speakers from the Helpdesk's network of partners (e.g. INNOVACCESS - Network of National IP Offices in Europe, European Patent Office/Academy) for specific IP events
  • Regular and systematic exchange on experiences, best practices on IP between the IPR Helpdesk and the ambassadors