Business support for SMEs

Overview of the business support initiatives currently available to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Business support for small and medium-sized enterprises

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This booklet provides an overview of many of the business support initiatives currently available to SMEs including:

  • business support programmes
  • financial opportunities
  • advisory services
  • online tools.

These can be used in conjunction with professional Intellectual Property (IP) advice to help businesses maximise the commercial value of their IP.

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Published 24 June 2014

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