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European Call for Proposals

Intellectual Property and Damages of Piracy

The Call for Proposals GR/001/15 - “Support for awareness raising activities about the value of Intellectual Property and the damages of counterfeiting and piracy”  has been published by the European Commission, Office for harmonization in the internal market.

The “Support for awareness raising activities about the value of Intellectual Property and the damages of counterfeiting and piracy” call has the general objective to raise awareness about the value, benefits of Intellectual Property as well as the damages of infringements by involving stakeholders, multipliers, media and stimulating people to people encounters.

The specific objectives of the current “Support for awareness raising activities about the value of Intellectual Property and the damages of counterfeiting and piracy” Call for Proposals are to familiarise EU citizens with Intellectual property and the value it has, as well as to inform them about the dangers of counterfeiting and piracy, show EU citizen what impact intellectual property has on their everyday lives, deconstruct myths and change mentalities towards IP and notably towards counterfeiting and piracy.

Results expected by the action funded by the “Support for awareness raising activities about the value of Intellectual Property and the damages of counterfeiting and piracy” call are to:

- Inform EU citizens and especially priority target groups such as policy makers & media, SMEs and youngsters, on IP and IP related issues, notably by improving understanding of the issues surrounding IP through a more creative and positive means of providing information, linking IP closer to the daily lives of citizens and informing of the benefits of IP in terms of innovation, creativity, growth and employment

- Create ownership, by supporting the development of an emotional relationship to IP so that the benefits of IP are perceived at national, regional and local levels, by connecting developments in the IP field to consumers lives

- Change mind sets and ultimately behaviour, by contributing to challenge preconceptions and present IP through awareness raising actions through a personal interest angle.

According the provisions of the current the “Support for awareness raising activities about the value of Intellectual Property and the damages of counterfeiting and piracy” call, the initial planned duration of a project may not exceed 12 months from the date of signature of the agreement. However, if after the signing of the agreement and the start of the project it becomes impossible for the beneficiary, for fully justified reasons beyond its control, to complete the project within the scheduled period, an extension to the eligibility period may be granted. A maximum extension of 6 additional months will be granted, if requested before the deadline specified in the agreement.

Types of action which may be financed under the “Support for awareness raising activities about the value of Intellectual Property and the damages of counterfeiting and piracy” call are awareness raising activities, able to be measured and evaluated against pre-defined Key performance indicators (KPI). Actions with an interactive dimension, including connections with social media/online platforms are encouraged.

The following types of actions are ineligible:

- projects concerned only or mainly with individual sponsorships for participation or speaking activities in workshops, seminars, conferences and congresses or any other events;

- projects concerned only or mainly with individual scholarships for studies or training courses.

Types of activity (non-exhaustive) which may be financed under the “Support for awareness raising activities about the value of Intellectual Property and the damages of counterfeiting and piracy” call cover for example:

- media and social media activities,

- production and dissemination of audio-visual materials, publications, ecommunications

- organisation of events, fairs, exhibitions, training activities etc

- infotainment (debates, youth programmes, quizzes, music programmes…)

- web-based tools, activities, solutions etc

The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects under this Call for Proposals is estimated at EUR 500 000. The size of the grants requested under this Call for Proposals must fall between EUR 15 000 (minimum amount) and EUR 50 000 (maximum amount). The maximum grant cannot exceed 80% of the total eligible costs of the project.

The deadline for submitting proposals in the framework of the current “Support for awareness raising activities about the value of Intellectual Property and the damages of counterfeiting and piracy” call for proposals is 31 March 2015.

Further information on the current call for proposals is available on the OAMI’s web site at: https://oami.europa.eu/ohimportal/en/grants_gr-001-15

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