•  Initially supported by the European Programme Leonardo da Vinci, MAC-SSIIM offers a real pan European network of resources focused on I-IP Management: Informal Intellectual Property Management.

    MAC stands for Multi Actors Cooperation and includes as well: SMEs, bigger companies, Individuals, Universities, Training centers, Research centers, Professional bodies, Public and social development representatives, trade-unions, Relay centers, ....

    SSIIM stands for Sustainable SMEs through Informal Intellectual property Management training.

    MAC-SSIIM has been set up by wider informal networks such as MAC-Team built on a model of Networks of Networks. as a result of MAC-SSIIM project, 2005 has also boosted the creation of the formal MAC-Team aisbl (International non-profit association).


  •  MAC-SSIIM mission

    The overall aim of the MAC-SSIIM project is to make a contribution to the development of knowledge-based economy in Europe by assisting SME managers and other decision-makers in building a fertile environment for knowledge-based entrepreneurship and new business formation:

    •  To raise awareness of the significance of IP management,

    •  To develop a proactive IP management training tool for SME and network development,

    •  To enable learning through case examples of good practices in IP management,

    •  To disseminate good practices in the management of Intellectual Property,

    •  To propose training & support solution on IP protection to SMEs, consultants, Relay actors and training organisations.


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 MAC-SSIIM training materials

The MAC-SSIIM project developed major training and support solution made of 5 Key Themes on informal IP and IC management for SMEs: CD-Rom + 2 DVDs on Cases studies on Companies in 5 languages + an e-Learning platform + IP audit decision tool for SMEs (IP: Intellectual Property and IC: Industrial Capital).

This comprehensive training material is flexible and adaptable to various types and groups of end-users.




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Becoming a MAC-SSIIM member, or interested in the pilot training workshops which will take place in your country on informal IP management?


You also will have access to more advanced information and results of various MAC Team projects with special conditions.


You can also participate to various transnational projects and conferences...


 You have also projects or Informal IP Management you want to share or disseminate, ...


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