The Business Center at the Center for Development of the East Planning Region together with the Fund for Innovation and Technological Development, organized an info session on the conditions for applying for the open public call for the support instrument – Co-financed grants for commercialization of innovations. The info session was held on August 30 (Monday) 2021 starting at 10 am through the ZOOM platform.
The purpose of the instrument is to encourage increased research and development activities in the private sector, to encourage cooperation between the private sector and higher education and research institutions, as well as other forms of cooperation for the commercialization of innovations.
Support through this instrument will be awarded to projects with a clear commercial purpose that are in the prototype phase (or appropriate phase depending on the type of innovative product, service, process) up to the pre-commercial (pre-market) phase. Part of the activities supported by the Fund are financing of: development of pilot lines, product or service, testing and validation activities, testing activities.
Through this instrument, the Fund for Innovation and Technological Development provides financial support in the maximum amount of 20,000,000.00 (twenty million) denars, as follows:
for companies whose average number of employees is up to 50 (fifty) employees and whose annual income in the last two years is less than 2,000,000.00 (two million) euros, financing up to 70% of the total project budget, ie
for enterprises whose average number of employees is from 50 (fifty) to 250 (two hundred and fifty) and whose annual income in the last two years is more than 2,000,000.00 (two million) euros, and less than 10,000,000.00 (ten million) euros, financing up to 60% of the total project budget
All information related to the public call is available at the following link:
Interested companies have the opportunity to receive free mentoring support under a voucher scheme provided through the Business Center of the East Planning Region.
By filling out the application, the company acquires the right to receive mentoring support at the following link: Mentoring support application 3 within the voucher scheme provided through the Business Center of the East Planning Region (google.com)