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European IP Helpdesk

A first-line intellectual property (IP) service providing free-of-charge support to help European SMEs and beneficiaries of EU-funded research projects manage their IP in the context of transnational business or EU research and innovation programmes.

The European IP Helpdesk supports European SMEs and research teams involved in cross-border business and/or EU-funded research activities manage, disseminate and valorise their IP. Offering a broad range of informative material, a Helpline service for direct IP support as well as on-site and online training, our main goal is to support IP capacity building along the full scale of IP practices: from awareness to strategic use and successful exploitation.

About us

Meet our team, learn more about our partners and take a look at frequently asked questions (FAQ).


Looking for someone to address with your IP questions? Our Helpline team is there for you. Get in touch and receive an answer from our group of experienced legal specialists within no more than three working days.


IP capacity building is one of our major goals: We provide various training modules and formats ranging from online sessions to on-site workshops and special training schemes.

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IP resources library

In our IP resource library you will find a variety of hands-on, user friendly and easy-to-read publications such as guides, Bulletins, fact sheets or case studies tackling different topics from the multifaceted world of IP and IP management.

European IP Helpdesk Ambassadors

We have teamed up with the Enterprise Europe Network, the world’s largest support network for SMEs, to set up a scheme of national European IP Helpdesk Ambassadors all across Europe aiming to help you deal with IP issues at your doorstep – and in your native tongue.


Please get in touch with us anytime for further information or if you have any questions regarding our services.

Email: service@iprhelpdesk.eu

Phone number: +34 965 90 9692 (Helpline)

Postal address:

EURICE – European Research and Project Office GmbH
Heinrich-Hertz-Allee 1
66386 St. Ingbert

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Welcome to our blog! Here we tackle topics that are not covered by our other rescources such as fact sheets or guides - and our tone is a little more personal, too. Next to one larger editorial piece per month you can expect a light, weekly summary of relevant IP news, also including IP updates related to Horizon 2020 or Horizon Europe in the near future. Take a look!

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