How can new technology assist the growth in legitimate markets, whilst reducing markedly the accessibility of infringing products online?
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is launching this competition to find new technology solutions to help enforce Intellectual Property rights. IPO will invest up to £400,000 in the second phase of the competition, providing successful applicants with the necessary funding to support the development of proposed actions/innovations and associated feasibility studies.
IPO will award contracts to projects that demonstrate innovate ways of using new technology and offer the best potential for roll-out. The IPO is inviting proposals from single companies, academia or from consortiums of interested parties.
Applicants must at the time of submitting their bid, be in a position to demonstrate that their proposed innovation is new and does not duplicate existing technology already used.
Competition opens 25th October 2012
Deadline for applications 12.00noon on 10th January 2013
Contracts awarded by 29 March 2013
To register your interest, download the competition documents and for details of how to submit your application please see:
For clarification and queries on the application process please email
Chris Francis email@example.com or call 01633 814439.
For more information about SBRI see www.innovateuk.org/sbri