|Maximum funding amount:
300,000 euros per development proposal
45% for small businesses, 35% for medium-sized enterprises
|Minimum project value:
|Who is eligible?
Existing small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as well as companies in the process of being founded. Universities, universities of Applied Sciences, assosciations and independent research institutes or institutes in the field of education and social work can be project partners.
Women's bonus: 10,000 euros. Startup bonus: 5,000 euros. The women's bonus is awarded if your development proposal is managed by a woman with the necessary qualifications. If a new company is founded as part of the development proposal, we'll also pay a startup bonus.
All business sectors.
Costs for personnel and external services, for the acquisition of necessary hardware, digital communication systems, machines, devices, installations, and systems as well as software and licenses, and non-personnel and material costs.
Up to a maximum of 50% of the approved funding amount can be paid up front. Don't forget your biannual progress report on your development proposal.
|Maximum project duration:
An independent jury will assess your submission and provide a recommendation for your development proposal's funding.
|Documents for your submission to receive Innovation Funding:
You will need a duly completed funding application and an application confirmation. You will also be required to provide a de minimis declaration, your latest financial statements, and/or an income statement.
|Legal basis under European state aid law:
GBER Articles 22, 25, 28, 29 and de minimis