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AID FOR R&D

HAZITEK COMPETITIVO (COMPETITIVE HAZITEK)
SPRI Basque Competitiveness Agency

Beneficiaries

Companies of any size and in any sector, with at least one production activity in the Basque Country.

Objective

R&D projects aimed at developing new products, individually or in collaboration or via the launch of new science and technology-based companies. Minimum budget of €100,000 for individual projects and €50,000 for collaboration projects.

Aid type

15%-40% of eligible costs, limit of €250,000.

HAZITEK ESTRATEGICO (STRATEGIC HAZITEK)
SPRI Basque Competitiveness Agency

Beneficiaries

Companies of any size and in any sector, with at least one production activity in the Basque Country.

Objective

Industrial Research and Experimental Development Projects in strategic sectors: These projects must have a minimum budget of €4,000,000 and a maximum duration of 3 years.

Aid type

Strategic projects: between 25%-50% of the eligible costs in for research projects and 20%-25% for experimental development projects.

COLLABORATION CHALLENGES
Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness

Beneficiaries

Groupings between companies and research organisations with at least two participants: 1 public or private research organisation + 1 company

Objective

Support for projects in collaborations between companies and research bodies to promote the development of new technologies, the business application of new ideas and techniques, and to contribute to the creation of new products and services.

Aid type

Loans at the Euribor interest rate for up to 95% of the budget depending on the company type. 10 years of repayments with a 3-year grace period.

CDTI R&D Projects
CDTI Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology

Beneficiaries

Companies of any size and in any sector.

Objective

To carry out R&D projects of an applied nature to create and significantly improve a productive process, product or service presented by a single company or by a business group. Such projects may include both industrial research and experimental development activities.

Aid type

Loans at the Euribor interest rate for 85% of the total approved budget, with a non-refundable tranche (NRT) of 20%-33% of the aid.

INNOGLOBAL
CDTI Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology

Beneficiaries

Companies of any size and in any sector.

Objective

Aid for market-oriented international business projects presented by a single Spanish company within an international consortium. Such projects may include both industrial research and experimental development activities.

Aid type

Subsidies of 30-50%. Up to €400.000