The European intellectual property (IP) Institutes Network, or EIPIN, a consortium of ++EIPINEIPIN consists of IP institutes of the University of Strasbourg, Maastricht University, University of Alicante, Max Planck, Institute, the University of Augsburg, and the Queen Mary University. has recently launched a new project to provide political leaders and stakeholders reliable conclusions and recommendations. This will consist of doctoral IP research on how to deal with the adaptive complexities of innovation cycles that secure economic benefits and uphold justice in the innovation society.
The project, funded under a Horizon2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action creates the opportunity for fifteen Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) to do research on topics of great societal interest, and to guide inventors and entrepreneurs through the lifecycle of IP-intensive assets that takes human creativity into the marketplace.
Kennisland is involved as an industry associate partner representing cultural heritage and copyright reform in Europe. We have been active in the field of copyright for more than a decade. We are the principal advisor and designer of licensing infrastructures for ++EuropeanaKennisland works on copyright reform and accessible cultural heritage., and have an ++COMMUNIASee our work on COMMUNIA for an overview of our activities in this sector. regarding copyright reform.
The network has fifteen ESR PhD candidate vacancies. This is an opportunity for young researchers to start their careers by undertaking research into how the European Union can adapt its copyright rules to the requirements of the digital environment to foster innovation and growth while maintaining an adequate level of protection for creators and other rightsholders. Go to the EIPIN project site to explore these vacancies.