Intellectual Property

The WIPO Global Awards competition invites applications from SMEs and startups, from all business sectors, that use intellectual property (IP) to drive enterprise growth as well as positive societal impact.

Winners will have the chance to:

  • Receive a tailored 1:1 mentoring package to support strategies for the commercialization of IP assets -including fundraising and commercial partnership opportunities.
  • Get international promotion and visibility of the company brand across various business audiences.
  • Attend the prestigious Awards Ceremony and networking events in Geneva, with travel expenses covered.
  • Access to WIPO network and resources for IP management advisory.

Click here to apply.

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