Enable SMEs and the Innovation Ecosystem

April 30, 2021

World IP Day: Webinar on Investments and Growth
for Innovative SMEs

On World IP Day on 26 April, IP Europe organized an informal webinar following this year’s theme IP and SMEs: Taking your ideas to market, to raise […]
March 31, 2021

Q&A with the CEO of Fractus: Ruben Bonet

1.         What is your company’s technology solution? Fractus offers antenna technologies that allow: connectivity in multiple frequency bands; integration of the antennas within the device having a […]
March 31, 2021

Q&A with the CEO of Energysquare: Timothée Le Quesne

1.         What is your company’s technology solution? Energysquare, a French company founded in 2015, is developing the new wireless charging technology “Power by Contact”. Unlike inductive charging […]
September 26, 2017

EPO publication highlights the importance of patents for European SMEs

IP Europe’s SME Chair Fractus is included in a set of 12 case studies focusing on how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe are using […]
July 3, 2017

Video: Fractus CEO Rubén Bonet on the benefits of patents for European SMEs

June 27, 2017

IP Europe’s “SME Manifesto”

Driving growth for European innovators. A statement of policy, aims and practical support for European SMEs who invest in innovation: empowering these economically vital companies so they can help Europe become the world’s leading digital economy.
May 10, 2016

IP Enforcement Consultations: IP Europe Recommendations for SMEs

IP Europe calls for updated enforcement rules with a comprehensive SME chapter that reduces their enforcement cost and court fees, provides for full reimbursement of costs […]
October 15, 2015

Creating a global level playing field for innovators

IP Europe believes that trade agreements, including T-TIP, should promote patent quality and limit onerous forum shopping or rules that encourage patent “trolling” like in the […]
September 18, 2015

Why we need a Unified Patent Court in Europe

IP Europe forcefully supports the rapid entry into force of the UPC agreement. The Unified Patent Court will offer a carefully balanced solution reflecting the fundamental […]