IPR abolished - protection: a thing of the past...

IPR abolished - protection: a thing of the past...

Wild Card's progress: basic

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 4 - Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials & new production technologies

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Nanotechnologies and converging technologies

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050+

Wild Card's description 
Intellectual Property Rights are abolished and by 2020 no European organisations around the knowledge base collaborate. Europe falls further behind the US and Far east in the quest for being the most dynamic knowledge base (Lisbon Strategy).