The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) offers a Global Awards program, seeking small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) candidates from around the world that use intellectual property (IP)-backed innovation and creativity in an exceptional manner to achieve business goals and improve society.
WIPO’s Global Awards 2023 are open to SME applicants of the entire range of business activity – the creative industries, local and international brands, innovative technological providers and all others. So why not apply with a background in cultural heritage or cultural tourism?
An independent jury of renowned experts will select up to seven winners from a shortlist of 20 nominees based on a range of criteria, including the successful commercialization of IP and its positive contribution to society. Diversity of the contenders is also considered.
Winners receive a tailored 1:1 mentoring package to support their IP strategies – including funding facilitation, partnership opportunities and publicity support. Winners will receive their awards at a ceremony at WIPO’s Geneva headquarters during WIPO’s General Assembly in July 2023.
For more information, please contact the News and Media Division at WIPO:
- Tel: (+41 22) 338 81 61 / 338 72 24