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10 May 2021

InnoBlog: How to protect a business idea - lessons from Master’s in Energy for Smart Cities Innovation Journey

What would you like to do after graduation? I am sure being your own boss will always be an option! Building a business from scratch seems common for EIT InnoEnergy students since we are being equipped with the required skills. However, is it an easy job? No way! Let’s assume you have a product, your business plan and financing are sorted, then what else is needed? Well, hundreds of things but something that many forget is how to protect your idea in such an innovative world - the Intellectual Property (IP) protection. In the BIZbootcamp for Master’s in Energy for Smart Cities students, Elena Louis, Intellectual Property Officer at EIT InnoEnergy, introduced the IP for business. Let me share some of the insights!

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