SMEs invited to apply for funding to participate in INPI exhibition at UNFCCC
July 2, 2015
WIPO will fund the participation of 60 SMEs from around the world in a special exhibition at the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The event will take place from 30 November to 11 December at the Grand Palais in Paris, France and SMEs who are users of WIPO GREEN are welcome to apply.
Successful applicants will form part of an exhibition organized by the French Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle (INPI). The aim of the exhibition is to showcase innovative technological solutions to address climate change, developed by SMEs. Funding is provided by the government of France through funds-in-trust. Preference will be given to applicants with proven technologies, but you may be considered if your prototype has been tested in a relevant environment.
Selection of participants will take into account geographical representation as well as balance of technology types. SMEs from Asia/Africa/Latin America are particularly encouraged to apply.
To apply for funding just fill in the online form by August 7, 2015.