Webinar: Market Entry Support to India and the Indian IP Ecosystem

Focused virtual session for SMEs on
”Market Entry Support to India and the Indian IP Ecosystem, Food Technology Domain” proposed by FoodPackLab 2.0

10th December, 2020.
[ Free registration here: https://www.weezevent.com/market-entry-to-india ]

FoodPackLab 2.0 ‘Deep Tech-Packaging Partnership for Food Innovation’

Goal: Foster cross-border & cross-sectorial collaboration of clusters and business networks in the strategic field of food security with an internationalization focus on India & South Africa
Support European SMEs to access new global value chains & ensure their position as global leaders of innovation in targeted industries 4 different sectors: agriculture, food processing, packaging & deep tech, 7 partners in 5 European countries (Belgium, Denmark, France, Italy and Spain).

In light of EBTC’s mandate to promote and facilitate bilateral collaboration and given its role as Lead for Enterprise Europe Network in India, EBTC together with Enterprise Europe Network Flanders and Pack4Food/ Foodtechlab 2.0 (SECPHO) co-organise a focused virtual session for SMEs on ”Market Entry Support to India and the Indian IP Ecosystem, Food Technology Domain”. 

The session will cover an overview of how EBTC is facilitating and promoting EU-India business support via its various engagements. Further, the information about the Indian IP ecosystem and the role of Europe-India IP Forum as a platform to acquire knowledge regarding the Indian market will be shared. Along with that, an overview of specific requirements of the Indian IP system in the food technology sector will also be presented and can be discussed with the experts.

The session aims to:

-Provide insights on the Indian market and available business support
-Shed light on key aspects of the Indian IP ecosystem
-Help businesses to assess their readiness for the Indian market
-Touch upon challenges faced by the businesses while creating, developing, filing IP and consequently commercializing technologies in food tech sector
-Provide an overview of role of Europe-India IP Forum in promoting Europe-India collaborations

Participants: Foodtechlab 2.0 network

Agenda (Time am)


10:30 Welcome Remarks and brief introduction of the European IPR Helpdesk & the recent EUIPO initiative
Annemie Hautekiet | Enterprise Europe Network Flanders (Ambassador European IPR Helpdesk Belgium)
10:40 Introduction to the Indian IP ecosystem by the Europe-India IP Forum
Hana Onderkova
| Head IP, European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC)
10:50 Presentation
-Overview of the specific requirements of the Indian IP system
-Differences/similarities with the European IPR system
-Tips & tricks for European companies that want to protect their technology in India
Shachindra Pandey | Partner, KNS Partners, Europe-India IP Forum Expert 11:30 Overview on EU-India business support by EBTC
and its Business Support to the EU-India Policy Dialogues Project as well as the Enterprise Europe Network India
, Joel Fernandes | Project Lead Europe, Business Support to the EU-India Policy Dialogues project, Enterprise Europe Network India 11:45 Question and Answer session Moderated by Hedwige Verherbrugghen, Pack4Food and Joel Fernandes, Enterprise Europe Network India 12:00 End of session


Please sign up here: https://www.weezevent.com/market-entry-to-india

Technical requirements to attend the webinar

We will use the Cisco Webex platform that is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux. You can use browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari. You can also attend the webinar through mobile devices using the free Webex apps for iOS and Android.


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