Are you a Brussels SME looking to submit a patent for the results of your R&D project? Submit an application to obtain financial support covering up to 70% of the application and procedure cost.

Are you eligible?

  • You are an SME that develops all or some of its activities in the Brussels-Capital Region.
  • The project for which you are submitting an application has a proven benefit for the development of your company and is likely to have a favourable impact on the economy, employment and development of the Brussels-Capital Region.
  • You can account for part of the project cost yourself.
  • You have fulfilled your obligations under previous funding received from the Brussels-Capital Region.

Find out more about the terms and conditions for eligibility in the form.

The procedure in 3 steps

  • Submit your application at any time throughout the year. 
  • Submit your patent or extension application after submitting your application to Innoviris.
  • If your application is deemed eligible, your project can start right away.

The procedure is explained in the form.  

Other information

The funding covers admissible expenses related to the patent application procedure, for a period of maximum 3 years: fees, management costs, certification of official documents, translations and so on.

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