Patent.Voucher - Funding, Guidelines

Check your innovation idea on patentability
Patent.Voucher

The Patent.Voucher supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as start-ups and founders to check the patentability of their innovation idea and furthermore to speed up preparation and submission of the application for a patent.  The FFG aid covers up to 80 % of the total costs (non-repayable subsidies), which are limited by € 12.500,-. Submission of an application is possible at any time.

Details

Program Owner / Sponsor FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency
Topic
Funding instrument
Scope
national
Partner Not required
Submission
Submission possible anytime
FFG-Area
General Programmes
Selection by Evaluations are conducted by experts of the FFG (swift approval processes)
What is being funded The FFG aid covers up to 80% of the total costs, which are limited by € 12.500,-.
Min. / max. funding 0 / € 10.000,-
Eligible costs Patent.Voucher Guidlines (German only)
Min. / max. running time 12 - 24 months
Availability from 03.10.2016 - constantly

The Patent.Voucher is based on two phases as follows:

  1. Compulsory, interactive search for intellectual property rightsdone by a national Patent Agency
  2. Optional, preparation and execution of a national and international (PCT) patent application as well as accompanying patent monitoring

Description of the target group:
SME, Startups

Contact

Dipl.-Ing. Konstantin Savov
Dipl.-Ing. Konstantin Savov
Head of Programme
T +43 5 7755 1313
Gabriele Küssler
Gabriele Küssler
Advisory service
T +43 5 7755 1504
Karin Ruzak
Karin Ruzak
Advisory service
T +43 5 7755 1507

Additional Information

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