EU SMEs are an importnat engine for the economy. According to the research carried out by EUIPO: "Intellectual Property Scoreboard 20196". small and medium-sized companies in Europe provide 57% of added value to this continent and also generate 66% of jobs in the European Union.
However, these entities have a difficulty: they do not last more than 5 years. Hence, the incentive to innovation is one of the solutions to this serious problem. Innovation is key for SMEs: it allows companies to achieve stability and economic growth, essential for its success when penetrating new markets. Read more