LEADERSHIP4SMEs is an initiative aiming to support disruptive SMEs and start-ups to reinforce and leverage their IPR as an accelerator of growth on the EU single Market and beyond. The project seeks to raise the awareness and change the perception about the importance of IPR of the targeted groups of SMEs and Start-ups as well as financial intermediaries and investors. Among other things:
The framework will allow to support step by step 15 SMEs and 15 Start-ups, selected through open calls, to exploit their IPR to raise capital, generate business opportunities and become “hypergrowth” role models.
Project duration: 2020/09 – 2022/08
Client: Europäische Kommission, Horizon 2020
Project partners: BWCON GMBH (DE), Iceberg Consulting SRL (RO), Innova SRL (IT), Bugnion SPA (IT), CNRS Innovation (FR), Aster Capital Partners (FR), Banca Comerciala Romana SA (RO).
Contact: Thomas Oberholzner