The ITU Smart Incubator Partnership brings governments, funding and development partners, and academia together for the common, mutually beneficial goal of supporting SMEs and start-ups to develop successful enterprises.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation. Its mission is to lead the development of a balanced and effective international IP system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all. The IP for Business Division (IPBD) is responsible for developing tools and services and implementing programmes to support enterprises to maximize their potential through intellectual property. In addition, the division works with SMEs, supports institutions and other intermediaries, and supports the development of innovation ecosystems.