The “Research and Technological Development” Incentive Scheme (SI I&DT) and the “Scientific and Technologial Research” Support Scheme (SAICT) aim to provide support projects related with Industrial Property Protection in the following types:

• SI I&DT: “Protection of intellectual and industrial property” – For companies;
• SAICT: “Intellectual Property Rights Protection” – To non-business entities of the R&I system.

They are likely to support the following intellectual /industrial property applications:

a) national patent application, utility model and design right filed at the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI);

b) patent application, utility model and design or model abroad by the direct route along the respective national authorities, claiming or not a Portuguese priority;

c) European patent application filed with the INPI (regardless of claiming priority of a Portuguese request) or with the European Patent Organization by claiming priority of a Portuguese patent application or utility model;

d) international patent application (PCT) filed with the INPI (regardless of claiming priority of a Portuguese request) or with the European Patent Organization or the World Intellectual Property Organization whilst claiming priority of a Portuguese patent application or model utility;

e) Community request for drawing or model presented at the Office for Harmonization of the Internal Market.

Open Calls for proposals

Industrial Property Rights Protection – Individual Projects

Start date: 07/03/2015 
Closing date: continuous submission

Proposals submission

Through Balcão 2020