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2023 WIPO Global Awards Competition for Entrepreneurs

The Global Awards program launched in 2022 is rooted in WIPO’s mission to ensure a world where innovation and creativity from anywhere is supported by intellectual property for the good of everyone.

The Global Awards competition aims to encourage the commercialization of IP assets by rewarding enterprises that make a smart use of intellectual property and to address the need to build a more inclusive global innovation ecosystem, which better harnesses the huge innovative and creative energies of entrepreneurs, youth and women.


  • Open for self-nomination to applicants from around the world and from all industries.
  • The nomination process seeks to identify inventors, creators and entrepreneurs using intellectual property (IP) rights to achieve their business goals and whose skills, technological developments, and creative content contribute to progress and improve other people’s lives.
  • Award winners are selected by a diverse, independent international jury with a unique expertise in IP, innovation, the creative industries, investment and business.

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Award

Number of Award: Not Mentioned

Value of Award:

  • International promotion, recognition, and visibility.
  • Travel to Geneva to attend the awards ceremony and other networking events.
  • A personalized mentorship program to achieve new business goals and facilitate access to funding and partnership opportunities.

Method of ApplicationApply Here

Application Deadline: March 31, 2023