European IP Helpdesk access to publications

European IP Helpdesk


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Service description
An ongoing service for access to information in IP-related matters available to all EIC beneficiaries. The service is established by the European Commission to assist growing businesses and beneficiaries of EU funding to acquire knowledge and expertise in the field of intellectual property with ease, in particular in the context of EU-funded projects. The European IP Helpdesk Team constantly develops a broad range of different content and publication formats. Targeting high-quality, timely content by offering value-added content to relevant stakeholders such as the EIC and other actors in the European Innovation Ecosystem. This service will allow the teams to jointly develop relevant articles, case studies or guides and can be used by EIC beneficiaries to access information and for the co-development of knowledge.
Sector agnostic
Technology Readiness Level
TRL 1 – Basic principles observed
TRL 2 – Technology concept formulated
TRL 3 – Experimental proof of concept
TRL 4 – Technology validated in lab
TRL 5 – Technology validated in relevant environment
TRL 6 – Technology demonstrated in relevant environment
TRL 7 – System prototype demonstration in operational environment
TRL 8 – System complete and qualified
TRL 9 – Actual system proven in operational environment
Disclaimer related to service

The duration of the service is dependent on the type of inquiries received from EIC beneficiaries. The service does not target specific technology fields or innovation areas.

Financial requirements

Free of charge