This call aims to provide advice and support services to EU SMEs facing intellectual property rights difficulties in or arising from China, South-East Asia, and Latin America.
By offering expert advice through response to individual business queries, e-learning tools, and in-person workshops, it helps SMEs respond practically to such challenges as:
This action will finance the operation of the China (Topic 1), and South-East Asia (Topic 2) IPR SME Helpdesks for a period of 36 months and the Latin America (Topic 3) IPR SME Helpdesk for a period of 30 months.
Applicants may apply for one, two or all of the Topics foreseen in the geographical coverage.
Submission of proposals
The deadline for electronic submission is 10 September 2014 17.00 hours (Brussels time).
The electronic submission reference for this call will be COS-IPR-2014-2-05.
This call is managed by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME).