Useful Research

Here we provide a number of reports and research summaries related to SMEs and innovation. You will find additional materials in our research and publications sections.

Papers, briefs and publications


Inventing the Future - An Introduction to Patents for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Inventing the Future - An Introduction to Patents for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

This comprehensive and very practical report from WIPO explains how to patent and how to commercialise patented technology.

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Exploitation of Intellectual Property for Industrial Innovation (IPI)

by DELÉARDE, Philippe / OUVRY, Séverine (Inno AG),

Exploitation of Intellectual Property for Industrial Innovation (IPI)

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Benchmarking National and Regional Support Services for SMEs in the Field of Intellectual and Industrial Property

by RADAUER, Alfred / STREICHER, Jürgen / OHLER, Fritz (PRO INNO)

Benchmarking National and Regional Support Services for SMEs in the Field of Intellectual and Industrial Property

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European Commission Annual Report on European SMEs, 2016-2017: Focus on Self-Employment

European Commission Annual Report on European SMEs, 2016-2017: Focus on Self-Employment

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European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), SME IP Scoreboard 2016

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), SME IP Scoreboard 2016

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UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), The Impact of the Patent System on SMEs, A Report to the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property (SABIP)

UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), The Impact of the Patent System on SMEs, A Report to the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property (SABIP)

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US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), International Patent Protections for Small Businesses, Report to Congress

US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), International Patent Protections for Small Businesses, Report to Congress

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Reauthorisation of the SBIR/STTR Programmes – The Importance of Small Business Innovation to National and Economic Security

Reauthorisation of the SBIR/STTR Programmes – The Importance of Small Business Innovation to National and Economic Security

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Unlocking untapped value

Unlocking untapped value

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Patent and SMEs. What do we know and do not know?

Patent and SMEs. What do we know and do not know?

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