Virtual Event - Co-Matching 2020


Looking for an international match? Meet the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk to learn how to securely enter a partnership with Latin American companies while protecting your intellectual property rights!


Co-Matching Business Matchmaking Event will be organised virtually on 25th August 2020 by ABİGEM East Marmara in close collaboration with the Kocaeli Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise Europe Network partners.

Sectors of Interest:

Virtual Event - IFA Meet & Match 2020


Tech company looking to export to Latin America? Be sure to learn about your intellectual property rights with the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk!

IFA 2020 is the first event for consumer and home electronics to be held since the outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic occurs as a physical event alongside a virtual extension. Exclusively new event formats have been created which will cover your interests. 

Virtual Event - Innovation in Environment & Energy & Circular Economy - Part 2

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk returns to the Virtual International Partnering Event, September 15-16 2020!

The Virtual International Partnering  - Innovation in Environment & Energy & Circular Economy brings together companies and research organisation from across Europe and worldwide. This is a unique opportunity, organised in the framework of the Enterprise Europe Network, to generate new contacts for business, technical co-ooperation and R&D.  The model is time- and cost-efficient and results in business! 

Virtual Event - Riga Food 2020

Does your food contain IPR? Meet the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk at Riga Food 2020 and find out!

Riga Food 2020 is recognized as one of the best meeting places for the food industry professionals. Participants sign contracts with producers, establish contacts with subcontractors, get useful information for business management and development and learn the most up-to-date information on the latest trends.

Virtual Event - Startups going international

Start-ups and experienced enterprises are welcome to participate in our free-of-charge virtual co-operation meetings in order to establish new business contacts and find out more about exciting business opportunities.

Start-ups and experienced enterprises from the regions:

- Saxony-Anhalt/Germany

- Opole Voivodeship/Poland and Kalisz/Greater Poland Voivodeship

- Moravia-Silesia/Czech Republic

- Karnataka/India

and Belarus are especially invited to participate!

Virtual event - Expo Alemania

Expo Alemania es un evento organizado por las Cámaras Alemanas en Latinoamérica que han unido sinergia para ofrecer esta plataforma de negocios multisectorial entre Alemania y los países latinoamericanos. El evento cuenta con: 

  • Más de 200 expositores internacionales
  • Más de 100.000 visitantes
  • Más de 80 conferencias gratuitas
  • 20 países participantes

El Helpdesk participará a la feria virtual para presentar sus servicios gratuitos a las empresas europeas presentes.

Virtual event - Outsource2LAC

The Inter-American Development Bank, through its Integration and Trade Sector and ConnectAmericas organises the Outsource2LAC 2020 Virtual Week which will take place from July 13 to 22, 2020. Building on the success of the last seven editions, and in light of the current situation, the event will be organised as a 8-day online experience with an engaging and dynamic agenda that will include one-on-one business matchmaking opportunity for service companies, as well as online sessions with renowned experts in global digital services in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and beyond.

How to internationally protect your trade mark through the Madrid system?

Trade marks protect your identity representing your company and its values. They are fundamental in establishing your presence in a market, build a trustworthy relationship with your customers and partner. On the other hand, they are quite easy to imitate and copy (counterfeit and trade mark squatting). As all Intellectual Property Rights, trade marks are territorials. This means in principle you have to register them in each and every country. The Madrid system can make this process easier. Join us to learn how to register and manage your Trade Marks in up to 122 countries. 

All Star Webinar: IP Management and Digitalisation with CEIPI and all International IPR SME Helpdesks and the Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk

Modern IP management is the key success factor to create and protect new business models in the digitisation. Here, an understanding of the practical use of intellectual property (IP) in concrete business models is crucial. Understanding this the development of a new IP strategy or the valuation of existing IP becomes feasible for SMEs.
An IP strategy for the digital challenges: IP offers you as an SME the opportunity to assert yourself in digitally transforming business ecosystems, to secure your own profitable position and to create added value with innovations.