The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is continuing its “Ideas Powered for business” SME Fund grant programme to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the European Union (EU) with their intellectual property needs. This call includes the possibility of obtaining a patent voucher of up to €1,500 towards the payment of official fees for national and European patent applications.

The rules of the call require 1st to apply for the voucher and wait for it to be granted, 2nd to carry out the eligible procedure, and 3rd to prove that the procedure has been filed in order to request payment of the aid in the amount granted.

The application process will run from 26 April until 8 December 2023. Funds are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, please visit the EUIPO website.