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 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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