Call for European Patent applications

May 06, 2019

As part of their core activities, IPA4SME is launching an open call to H2020 SME Instrument Seal of Excellence Holders in participating countries.

Eligible SMEs will have the opportunity to receive: 

  • A free IP Pre-diagnostic, which is a custom report by a verified IP Expert on your business strategy related to IP
  • Recommendations on achieving a secure and efficient exploitation of your assets
  • Reimbursement of IP Protection costs: co-financing of eligible costs related to protecting IP, including an IP attorney and patent application fees

The services financed by IPA4SME can provide up to 15 000 EUR in assistance for qualified SMEs looking to advance in IP valorisation and develop an IP protection strategy.

With its newly launched website and related communication channels, all H2020 SME Instrument Seal of Excellence Holders and interested parties are invited to discover more about IPA4SME, the open call for actions, and the co-financing opportunities that are available.

Aimed at: SMEs that have obtained the SME Instrument Seal of Excellence since 2016, coming from all EU countries and associated to COSME.


With its new website and related communication channels, all holders of the Seal of Excellence of SME Instruments H2020 and interested parties are invited to discover more about IPA4SME, the open call for actions and the co-financing opportunities available.

Start date: May 6, 2019. First cut-off date: June 7, 2019.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CALL