Research

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

Papers, briefs and publications


Patents fuel daring flying exploits - 4iP Council's latest case study

Patents fuel daring flying exploits - 4iP Council's latest case study

How French company Zapata took to the air

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Categories: SMEs, Student Contribution

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

by European Patent Office

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: SMEs, Patent Strategy

‚Äč4 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: SMEs, Infographics, IP Management

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: Internet of Things (IoT), Patent Strategy, Business Models, Cyber-Physical Systems, IP Management, Industry 4.0

4 Reasons 4 Design Rights

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

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4 Reasons 4 Trademarks

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

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4 Reasons to Patent

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

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4 Reasons 4 Copyright

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

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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: SMEs, Policy

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: SMEs, Policy