Protecting your inventions abroad, 9 September, Helsinki


Tekniikantie 14
02150 Espoo

Free of charge
Small and Medium-sized enterprises
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Sustainable well-being and growth are based on smart and responsible use of renewable resources and digitalization. The ELAN Network Technical Mission in Finland aims to boost low-carbon and energy-efficient technology based business opportunities characterized by the use of clean technologies, renewable natural resources, recycled materials and also digitalization in contexts such as education, smart cities, health and businesses. The target of the event is to help companies, especially SMEs go international and enter new markets through effective collaboration with actors from Europe and Latin America. This event showcases key technologies aiming at co-creating business opportunities between European and Latin American companies and research organizations.

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk will implement a training session in the frame of the Elan Netwok's event Sustainable business from Bioeconomy, Renewable Energy and Digitalisation, organized by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in collaboration with CIADICYP, the Iberoamerican Congress on Pulp and Paper Research and TECNALIA.

The workshop will take place in Espoo (Finland), the 9th of September. The day after, our Intellectual Property Expert will be available for bilateral meetings with companies and institutions that want to share their experiences, be assisted or know more about the Helpdesk and potential collaboration actions.

The topic of the tranining will be Protecting your inventions abroad. Attendees will have the chance to know 

  • how can they protect their inventions properly
  • what can be patented and not
  • what happens if they disclose their inventions in trade fairs or magazines
  • have an overview on the procedural aspects to bear in mind (costs, timing, local representative, etc.)