Applications: open

Applications: open for the region of Lisbon

Applications: soon

Applications: suspended

Qualification

Aim

This incentive programme – inserted in Indústria 4.0 and Interface regarding the National Reform Program – seeks to qualify SMEs in immaterial domains, meaning to promote competitiveness and their hability to respond to the needs of a global market.

This funding is meant for projects with reinforcement investments in the organisational and management capacity of SMEs, including the investment in the development of the strategic and competitive management capacity, modern networks, the placement of goods and services, and the usage of technologies of information and communication.

Eligible expenses
  • Acquisitions for the application of new organisational methods;
  • Participation in international fairs and exhibitions;
  • Specialized consulting services, provided by external consultants;
  • Acquisition, validation and protection of patents and other expenses with the registry of industrial property;
  • Training of human resources;
  • Salary expenses with the hiring of highly qualified human resources, including base salary, up to the maximum limit defined, and compulsory social charges;
Project typology
  • Organisational innovation and management;
  • Digital economy and technologies of information and communication;
  • Brand conception and design;
  • Development and engineering of products, services and processes;
  • Protection of industrial property;
  • Quality;
  • Knowledge transfer;
  • Distribution and logistics;
  • Eco-innovation.
Support rates

Non refundable incentive.

  • Maximum rate of 45%;
  • OP Region of Lisbon: maximum rate of 40%.

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