The Association of Business Women of Serbia, in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Office and under the auspices of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), for the first time, awarded this year a special recognition WIPO IP Enterprise Medal for 2022. This award for women entrepreneurs that successfully implement intellectual property was presented to the business company “EKO Team” Ltd, from Loznica whose owner and director is Ms. Ljiljana Matković. The award was presented at the celebration held on November 9, 2022 in the Opera and Theatre Madlenianum in the framework of the manifestation “ Success Flower for Dragon Woman”.
EKO Team, Ltd, since 1993, has been providing services of preventive sanitary protection – control of pests in public hygiene and agriculture and it deals with the production of Biocide preparations for the prevention of rodents. In its business it combines scientific knowledge about pests with individual demands and needs of every user of services, which contributes to the safety of natural environment. The registration of trademark – logo of the company, performed in 2019 (trademark number 76649) secured for the company the protection of investments realized after 2019. Thanks to the protection of trademark, this company obtained stimulating funds, in the form of grants by the Centre for Digital Transformation, which contributed to the finishing of the project in 2022, dedicated to digital transformation through the introduction of platform for the digital control of pests. That also contributed to the increase of productivity and enabled market competitiveness.
Ljiljana Matković said in the name of the company: “ I hope that this award shall become traditional, that it shall motivate my other colleagues to protect intellectual property rights in greater numbers and to come with their ideas to the market and realize in such a way greater chances for the growth of their businesses, their inventiveness, and productivity, and consequently for profit. We recognized and used that chance in “EKO Team”.
Recording of the presentation of award to the company “EKO Team” Ltd. from Loznica can be seen here.
Have a look at the short spot from the manifestation “Success Flower for Dragon Woman 2022” here.
More information about the other winners of the award at the manifestation “Success Flower for Dragon Woman” can be seen at the site of the Association of Business Women of Serbia.