Webinars from the Intellectual Property Rights Helpdesk in Brussels

Beneath are examples of webinars given by the IPR Helpdesk. We will make a selection which webinars are most interesting for TU/e staff. 

IP in EU-funded Projects/Horizon 2020

This webinar aims to give participants a basic understanding of how to deal properly with intellectual property issues and learn about common pitfalls and IP challenges in EU-funded research and innovation initiatives (FP7/Horizon 2020).

After the training, participants should be able to answer the following main questions:

  • What are the key characteristics of an EU-funded project and the different participating partners?
  • Which IP aspects have to be considered in collaborative research projects?
  • At which stages of the project does IP matter?
  • What rules exist within Horizon 2020 and what requirements have to be met?
  • What terminology is used?
  • How do I define relevant background for my project?
  • How do I define ownership of results?
  • How do I set up a regime for granting access rights?
  • What are basic IP aspects to be considered under Horizon 2020?

Technology Transfer

This webinar will make participants familiar with key questions and aspects related to technology transfer. After the training, participants should be able to answer the following main questions:

  • What is technology transfer and why is it important?
  • What actors or institutions are providing assistance in technology transfer?
  • How are technology screenings performed and why are they important?
  • In what ways can I manage risk before and during the technology transfer process?
  • How does technology licensing work and what types of licenses should I consider?

Impact and Innovation in Horizon 2020 – a Guide for Proposers

From finding the right management framework for one’s activity to the question of how to develop a credible strategy focused on the management and exploitation of the research results, this webinar addresses different ways to define professional and systematic IP management in Horizon 2020 projects.

During the training participants will have the chance to learn about:

  • Impact and  innovation in Horizon 2020 project proposals
  • Exploitation of project results
  • Business landscape in project proposals
  • Researchers' rights on project results 
  • IPR protection for project results
  • State of the art, prior art definition - patent databases (e.g. Espacenet) 
  • Support and sources of information on IPR