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WIPO 2023 Intellectual Property (IP) Labs Program For Nigerian Entrepreneurs

Are you an entrepreneur or innovator with a brilliant idea that can help solve real-world problems? The WIPO Intellectual Property (IP) Labs program wants to help you turn your idea into a successful business.

The WIPO IP LABS is a project designed by the WIPO Nigeria Office (WNO) in collaboration with the WIPO program and WNO implementing partner – The Orbra Company, to help idea-stage startups in Nigeria develop their ideas, build them into scalable products, and leverage IP for prosperity.

WIPO IP Labs, is seeking applications from idea-stage startups across Nigeria for a virtual incubation and acceleration program focused on leveraging intellectual property for business growth.


WIPO Intellectual Property (IP) Labs Program

Application DeadlineSeptember 4, 2023
Funding TypePartially Funded
TypeEntrepreneurs
SponsorWorld Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO)
GenderMen and Women
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Benefits of WIPO Intellectual Property (IP) Labs Program

The program aims to help startups:

  • Develop innovative ideas into scalable products
  • Build awareness on using IP for business
  • Create minimum viable products (MVPs)
  • Develop pitch decks
  • Secure relevant IP rights for inventions and innovations.
  • Connect with mentors, investors and other ecosystem stakeholders

Through WIPO’s IP Management Clinics, you’ll learn to use IP as a business strategy. You’ll also get to:

  • Create a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and pitch deck
  • Connect with investors and mentors
  • Network with peers
  • Learn tools and strategies for IP management

Requirements for WIPO Intellectual Property (IP) Labs Program

WIPO IP Labs welcomes individuals or teams with innovative technology-driven ideas that address challenges in areas like finance, job creation, climate change, agriculture etc. Your idea should have an intellectual property component that can be protected.

Application Deadline

September 4, 2023

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) on surveys.wipo.int to apply

The program will run from August to December 2023 and has two stages::

Stage 1: General mentoring on startup development, design thinking, pitching, and IP introduction

Stage 2: Incubation, acceleration and IP Management Clinics to help you leverage IP protection for business growth

For more details,visit WIPO website


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