Your Exclusive SME Invitation: Unlocking the Hidden Value in Patents and Other Intellectual Property

6th December 2021, 9:30 am

Does your business have experience working with Intellectual Property and want to have a part  in shaping future IP collaboration programmes in Greater Manchester?

If it’s a ‘yes’ we would love to hear from you.

MIDAS and GC Business Growth Hub are partnering with Steer Economic Development to host a virtual roundtable to bring together SMEs based in the city-region to discover how their learnings can influence access to large companies IP portfolios and together develop a ground-breaking approach that could open up new commercialisation and collaboration opportunities for you and your business.

Date: Wednesday 8 December

Time: 10am-11:30am

Join us for a lively and engaging discussion, and an opportunity to:

  • Shape new policy development & programmes to support innovation in Greater Manchester
  • Hear from other SMEs about their approach to innovation and intellectual property management

The format of the event will be:

  • An overview of the consultation and its purpose
  • Brief summary of some of the types of IP exchange schemes studied as part of the project
  • Q&A session to gain attendees feedback on their experiences with: IP and IP exchange programmes; collaboration with large companies; externally generated IP/patents and their value to SMEs; views on future IP and innovation support programmes.

If you would like to attend, please respond to this email or reply to Jennifer.Quinn@steergroup.com to confirm your place and get your link to the virtual event.

This activity is part-funded by European Regional Development Funds within the 2014-2022 England Operational Programme

 

 

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