Application steps

Applying for financial reimbursement of IP protection services and the expert support covered by IPA4SME is a simple and straight forward process.

  1. Firstly, access the IPA4SME Electronic Submission System welcome page by clicking on ‘Apply’ at the bottom of this page and complete the registration process.
  2. Once you have completed the registration process you will need to log into the Electronic Submission System, select an active Cut-off-date from the Call List, fill out the application form, and upload the required documents:
    • Seal of Excellence Certificate
    • Evaluation Summary Report (ESR)
  3. Accept the conditions of participation and click ‘Submit’

The whole process, from registration to submission, should not take more than 20 minutes.