KnowING IPR Fostering Innovation in the Danube Region through Knowledge Engineering and IPR Management

KnowING IPR will improve framework conditions for innovation in the Danube region by developing a transnational KnowING IPR platform, which will provide:

  • an open access tool for advanced intellectual property rights (IPR) analysis,
  • guidelines for improved and harmonized IPR policy framework across the Danube region.

It will ensure broader and needs-based access to existing innovation and research results, to patents and to IPR knowledge and will encompass services and training for the management of IPR and for support to commercialization of research results and technology transfer.

KnowING IPR is a pioneering effort bringing advanced knowledge engineering technology to the field of IPR. This will enable pooling and exploitation of existing innovation knowledge and increased IPR-based cooperation opportunities (out-licensing, in-licensing and also underdeveloped university technology transfer).

The project will tackle the bottleneck of the lack of real-value IPR data and of IPR management knowledge, thereby stimulating an underdeveloped IPR market, encouraging further innovation investments and creating competitive advantages, especially for Danube region SMEs and HEI&RI.

The main result of the KnowING IPR will be a practical solution in the form of an open access Knowing Hub online platform providing:

  • knowledge extraction from patent and other databases,
  • advanced analytics,
  • training for IPR extraction and management,

thus enabling:

  • IPR collaboration,
  • better informed freedom-to-operate,
  • future trend decisions,
  • build-on innovation processes.

Furthermore, the project will yield evidence-based Policy Recommendations for the Danube region in the field of IPR.

KnowING IPR will build upon triple helix model of innovation, reaching to enterprises, especially SMEs, business support organisations, public authorities, higher education and research centers, through its varied consortium members and outreach activities.

Fostering Innovation in the Danube Region through Knowledge Engineering and IPR Management
Start date
01-07-2018
End date
30-06-2021
Budget in Euro
Overall: 2149800
ERDF Contribution: 1538330
IPA Contribution: 153000
ENI Contribution: 136000
Call number
Call 2
Priority
Innovative and socially responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Improve framework conditions for innovation

Library

Filename Date of upload
IPR Action plan 04-12-2019 09:26:27
Knowledge database 04-12-2019 09:25:56
IPR challenges map 04-12-2019 09:25:19
User Experience Design KnowING IPR 08-07-2019 10:02:43
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Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
Faculty of Information studies in Novo mesto Lead partner tamara.valic@fis.unm.si SLOVENIA
Technical University of Kosice ERDF partner mojmir.pridavok@tuke.sk SLOVAKIA
University of West Bohemia ERDF partner dalfia@kiv.zcu.cz CZECH REPUBLIC
Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding ERDF partner marius.mitroi@uefiscdi.ro ROMANIA
Steinbeis 2i GmbH ERDF partner chiran@steinbeis-europa.de GERMANY
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Project News

  • KnowING IPR - AGENDA TechTransfer online Summer School
    - 08-10-2021
    AGENDA TechTransfer online Summer School

    The TechTransfer online Summer School AGENDA is now official!      JOIN US! You can learn more about the following topics: General introduction to patenting Software as IP asset Software patenting Computer programmes...

  • KnowING IPR - TechTransfer online Summer School
    - 28-09-2021
    TechTransfer online Summer School

    Would you like to know more about patenting? Join us at the TechTransfer online Summer School!   You can learn more about the following topics: General introduction to patenting Software as IP asset Software...

  • KnowING IPR - DEADLINE SOON Mentoring programme in IPR, patenting and technology offer for companies and startups
    - 13-09-2021
    DEADLINE SOON Mentoring programme in IPR, patenting and technology offer for companies and startups

    DO NOT MISS THE DEADLINE!  KnowING IPR Mentoring Programme! Open Call – Deadline 20/09/2021 Mentoring programme in IPR, patenting and technology offer for companies and startups   The Mentoring programme in IPR, patenting and...

  • KnowING IPR - OPEN CALL Mentoring programme in IPR, patenting and technology offer
    - 09-08-2021
    OPEN CALL Mentoring programme in IPR, patenting and technology offer

    Welcome to the  KnowING IPR Mentoring Programme! Open Call – Deadline 20/09/2021 Mentoring programme in IPR, patenting and technology offer for companies and startups   The Mentoring programme in IPR, patenting and technology...

  • KnowING IPR - 6th Steering committee meeting
    - 03-06-2021
    6th Steering committee meeting

    The 6th Steering Committee Meeting of the KnowING IPR project was held on May 21st, 2021. Due to the ongoing pandemics, the partners met online. Work package leaders presented the implementation of the project and the remaining to-do...

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