The Technological Institute for Children’s Products and Leisure (AIJU) was inaugurated in 1985 as a non-profit organisation designed to provide support to the children’s products sector and carry out R&D projects to increase the levels of safety and quality of its products. AIJU currently has around 450 associated companies and a team of more than 100 technical experts specialised in a variety of disciplines related to children’s products and leisure, such as product safety, child consumer behaviour, training or innovation for the industry.

AIJU is a member of several fora as well as national and European Committees working in the field of children’s products safety, such as toys, childcare articles and children’s furniture.



Located in the heart of Europe, the University of Strasbourg (UNISTRA) is heir to a great tradition born of the humanism of the 16th century when Jean Sturm created an institution where one could study theology, philosophy, medicine and law. UNISTRA is one of the largest universities in France, with more than 52 000 students (including 20 % of international students).

UNISTRA offers 60 international degrees in partnership with universities around the world. The University is involved in 17 Erasmus+ projects including 2 Erasmus Mundus master degrees, 5 Erasmus + strategic partnerships, a knowledge alliance, and a Jean Monnet centre of excellence. Research is a major asset for the University’s international development.

UNISTRA has 71 research units that encompass all disciplinary fields. A centre of excellence in biology, biotechnology, medicine, chemistry and material physics, the University also actively participates in the development of social sciences and humanities. Numerous prestigious prizes have been awarded to our world-class researchers, testifying of the quality of the research at the University of Strasbourg, including: 4 Nobel Prizes, 1 Kavli Prize and 21 researchers honored by the European Research Council since 2008.

At UNISTRA the project will be implemented by the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI). CEIPI is a constituent part of the University of Strasbourg devoted to research and training in the domain of intellectual property. CEIPI faculty is composed of almost 400 academics and practicing attorneys in 22 countries and 41 cities in Europe. For more than 50 years, CEIPI has been training more than 50 000 professionals and students in the intellectual property field.

CEIPI offers various diplomas (awarded by the University of Strasbourg) in initial or vocational training, whose objective is to prepare engineers, scientists or legal practitioners for professional examinations in industrial property as well as students for the professionally oriented Master of Laws (equivalent LLM). Since CEIPI’s creation, its mandate has been to train specialists in intellectual property law in various professions: French and European legal representatives, attorneys specializing in intellectual property, officials of national, European and international organizations and offices and academics. Moreover, the CEIPI regularly organises conferences on different aspects of EU intellectual property law.

CEIPI Research Department is a dynamic team with a strong record of individual and collective work in the field of EU IP Law. The team is composed of 20 academics and 24 doctoral candidates working in a wide range of disciplines in IP law. The CEIPI team has a strong and widely recognized expertise in all the fields of Intellectual Property, including: counterfeiting, patents and supplementary protection certificates, trademark law, design law, copyright, denominations of origin, geographical indications, plant varieties protection, protection of trade secrets, enforcement of IP rights.



Lucentia Lab is a technology-based company (TBC) linked to the science park, emerging in 2015 as a spin off from the University of Alicante — a formula that allows the value of the knowledge generated in a university environment to be highlighted and transferred to the business world. We have been awarded the certifications of Innovative SME and Young Innovative Company. Thus, Lucentia Lab is a company in which professors, lecturers and researchers from the University participate, developing business intelligence solutions for companies. 

We are located in Torre Juana OST (Open Space Technology), where several technology companies in Alicante have their headquarters. We work with local companies and large corporations such as SUMA, INDRA or GTT. We also participate in international projects run by Google, such as Actívate and Digital Garage, by programming cloud computing tools and performing predictive analytics for users; or DQIoT, an international project awarded the Eureka certification and funded by CDTI (Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology), performing predictive analytics of data from sensors in gas turbines, together with Intelligent Environments and UCLM in Spain, GTone and Miyonji University in South Korea, and Siemens Europe.

We are computer engineers, economists, sociologists and experts in intellectual property and data protection. We use methodologies that are the product of university research and apply them to the business world. We maintain a spirit of continual research and innovation, as a consequence of our close ties with the university environment.



SHH, the Czech Association for Toy and Play represents and brings together the community of toy industry in the Czech Republic, consisting of toys manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, schools, designers. Other members are toy testing laboratories in Zlin, the Toy Museum in Prague, the School of Industrial Art in Prague, and the Faculty of Pedagogy at Charles University, nowadays 140 associates. The goal of the association is, that children play with safe toys that contribute positively developing their personality.

In addition, SHH has extensive experience in organising training courses for its members on specific industry issues, such as toy safety and consumers protection. At the same time SHH act as chambre of commerce for toy industry.



With more than 25 years’ experience working with Child Safety, the Portuguese Association for Child Safety Promotion works to encourage certain attitudes and practices as well as the creation of safe environments that will guarantee the healthy upbringing of children and young people. Its primary aim is to reduce the number and severity of injuries in these age groups. APSI is a private non-profit organization founded in 1992, with the status of public utility. It is a Family Organization and a Consumer Organization.

It is an opinion leader in terms of water safety, play area and playground safety, passenger safety and child public transport safety, serving as a reference entity in both Portugal and Europe in the field of child safety. It is the only entity in Portugal that is exclusively dedicated to the prevention of injuries. APSI intervene in the society through information and communication, research, education and training, and participation in development of legislation and standardization.