Department of Electronics and Information Technology has launched a scheme, Support for International Patent Protection in E&IT to provide financial support to MSMEs and Technology Startup units for international patent filing to encourage innovation and recognize the value and capabilities of global IP along with capturing growth opportunities in ICTE sector. In addition, to sensitize and create IP awareness and to disseminate the scheme among stakeholders, a scheme to support IPR awareness is also proposed as the second component of the scheme.
SIP EIT II comprises of two schemes:
In order to encourage filing of International Patents, a Scheme Support International Patent Protection in Electronics & IT (SIP-EIT) has been put in place. The Scheme Supports International Patent Protection in Electronics & IT by SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) and Technology Start-Up Companies.
Under the scheme, DeitY aims to provide financial support to Education Institutes, DeitY societies, etc. for organizing seminars & workshops on IPR awareness among various stakeholders.
Any query regarding the scheme, can be sent to ipr[at]deity[dot]gov[dot]in