Innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in Europe are powered and supported by intellectual property (IP). Ideas Powered is an initiative that raises awareness about the value of IP and the importance of respecting it.

Part of this means that explaining to young Europeans how to protect their creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship should be deeply rooted in any education fit for the 21st century. Born out of this belief was the start of the Ideas Powered @ School initiative.


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As part of its Ideas Powered initiative, the Observatory participated in a pioneering live campaign against counterfeiting and fake products, under...

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Stuck for ideas and activities for how to learn and engage with IP? Check out below the resources we have developed to help you on your IP journey. CASE STUDIES Are you interested.More
The Ideas Powered workshops have been celebrated every year since 2016 with the aim of bringing intellectual property closer to younger generations. The inspiration for the.More
The Intellectual Property (IP) in Education project aims to bring intellectual property rights closer to classrooms by enhancing the creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship of young Europeans.More