Ideas Matter blog posts
How SMEs Can Take Full Advantage of the IP System
An often propagated myth about intellectual property (IP) is that only large organisations benefit from it. In fact, IP is beneficial to companies of all sizes and it’s the smaller firms that benefit the most. This is because they’re more reliant on IP to help establish themselves in the marketplace and as a result, SMEs file more patents and trademarks relative to their assets and number of employees than large companies.
Rewarding Powerful Ideas
How great ideas support our whole society
From a young age we are taught that hard work and good ideas are rewarded. For the sheer sweat and determination we put in, we’re given adequate recognition for our efforts. However, when this is not the case, we feel a powerful sense of injustice - and rightly so. Good things rarely happen to those who wait, but often happen for people who get up and get things done.
SMEs Leading Innovation
The Future is Brighter thanks to Brilliant SMEs
With the global economy gradually picking up, it’s an exciting time to be a Small and Medium Enterprise (SME).
SMEs represent over 90% of companies in most countries around the world. They drive business growth, create employment opportunities, inspire creativity and innovation, increase local export markets and boost national economies.