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
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
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).
The overall aim of the
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
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,
training & support solution on IP
protection to SMEs, consultants, Relay actors and training
to know more on MAC-SSIIM Leonardo project...
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.
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...
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