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


High-growth firms and intellectual property rights. IPR profile of high-potential SMEs in Europe, May 2019

High-growth firms and intellectual property rights. IPR profile of high-potential SMEs in Europe, May 2019

This study assesses whether SMEs that make more frequent use of IPRs are more likely to become high-growth firms (HGF). It also examines the particular ways in which HGFs shape their IPR strategies prior to experiencing high growth.

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Categories: Patent strategy, SMEs

​4 Reasons to Patent - NEW interactive guide for SMEs launched today

New interactive guide to help European SMEs unlock all the value of patents

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Categories: Infographics, IP management, SMEs

SME Patent Strategies for IoT-Based Business Models

SME Patent Strategies for IoT-Based Business Models

Hector Axel Contreras Alvarez LL.M.

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Categories: Business models, Cyber-physical systems, Industry 4.0, Internet of things (IoT), IP management, Patent strategy

4 Reasons to Patent

Interactive guide to help European SMEs unlock all the value of patents.

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How SMEs exploit their intellectual property assets

How SMEs exploit their intellectual property assets

by De RASSENFOSSE, Gaitan

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Categories: Policy, SMEs

How SMEs exploit their intellectual property assets

How SMEs exploit their intellectual property assets

by De RASSENFOSSE, Gaitan

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Categories: Policy, SMEs

Which IP strategies do young highly innovative firms choose?

Which IP strategies do young highly innovative firms choose?

by VEUGELERS, Reinhilde / SCHNEIDER, Cédric

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Categories: Policy, SMEs

Which IP strategies do young highly innovative firms choose?

Which IP strategies do young highly innovative firms choose?

by VEUGELERS, Reinhilde / SCHNEIDER, Cédric

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Categories: Policy, SMEs

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

by Lien Verbauwhede Koglin, Esteban Burrone, Marco Marzano de Marinis, Nicole J.S. Sudhindra and Guriqbal Singh Jaiya

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

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Categories: SMEs

Intellectual Property Management in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

by ROCHA LIMA Francisco / BELMINO DOS SANTOS João

Intellectual Property Management in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

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Categories: SMEs