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Project number
ИНИ-15/01.08.2005 г.
Project subject
Intellectual Property Center
Project term of execution
01.08.2005 – 02.12.2011
Short description
The project aims at reinforcing the research capacity  of IPC having research activities. The main part of the project aims at developing effective and efficient schemes for reasonable partnership between Bulgarian and EU institutions involved in IP activities. The project will contribute to modern developing of IPR at the national level appropriately embedded in the EU IPR system. The project will create friendly milieu intensifying the links between R&D activities in IP field. The project will increase the IPR national capacity in different fields and levels, by various generic initiatives and tools, and by disseminating of major EU achievements and best practices in IPR filed.
Results description
1. Study visits (Ph.D. and post doc researchers) at EU institutions;
2. Hiring young scientists;
3. Technical upgrading of the IPC;
4. Organization of an International Conference and an work shop;
5. Analysis of IPR performance in R&D in Bulgaria;
6. Development of IPR strategy for  R&D Bulgarian policy towards further integrating into ERA.
Intellectual property, European research area, research and development, research capacity.
Project stages
Information about the funding programme
6th Framework program of EU, Specific support actions; National Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science
Information about an additional funding
Total value of the project
171 922  lv
Total sum granted to UNWE
171 922  lv
Information about the responsible subdivision
Center for Intellectual Property - UNWE
Information about the partners of the project
The World Intellectual Property Organization  - Switzerland;
The World Academy of The WIPO- Switzerland;
The Patent Office of Bulgaria;
The European Patent Office- Germany;
The Patent Office for harmonization of trade marks and designs- Spain;
The National Association for Intellectual Property- Bulgaria;
The International Association for Development in the field of intellectual property education and researches- Switzerland
Project manager
Project body (project team members)