The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has re-launched the “Ideas Powered for business” SME Fund, a grant programme designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises in the European Union (EU) in the field of industrial property rights. This call includes the option of obtaining vouchers to use for trade marks, designs, patents and plant variety rights eligible fees both in EU and abroad.

The rules of the call for applications require: 1st to apply and wait for the grant approval, 2nd to carry out the eligible procedure and 3rd to prove that the procedure has been submitted in order to request the payment of the aid in the amount granted.

The aid application process will run from 22 January 2024 to 6 December 2024.