The Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE) has announced the requirements to access the 2018 aid line to companies. These are different programs that cover SMEs, SMEs and large companies, innovation projects in the development of new products and innovation projects in the development of new processes. These grants are called PIDI-CV/I + D PYME, PIDCOP-CV/R & D IN COOPERATION and INNOVA-CV – INNOVATION OF SMEs. The deadlines for requesting them end on March 26th and 27th, 2018.
PIDI-CV / R & D SMEs
The objectives of the program are the development of R&D projects carried out by SMEs. The Program will have 50% financing of the ERDF Operational Program of the Valencian Region 2014-2020, within the Priority Axis 1, of “Strengthening research, technological development and innovation”, with Specific Objective 1.2.1 of “Impulse and promotion of R + D + i activities led by companies, support for the creation of innovative companies and support for innovative public purchasing”. SMEs with a registered office or production establishment located in the Valencian Community may opt for the economical help, they must that have at least four people consigned in the receipt of settlement of contributions (TC1) corresponding to the second month previous to the request, being computable for these effects the cooperative worker personnel in the case of the requests submitted by cooperatives.
PIDCOP-CV / R & D IN COOPERATION
This program is aimed at SMEs and large firms with at least four workers and aims to carry out industrial research projects or experimental development in cooperation between several companies. Companies must integrate a consortium created with the purpose, among others, of executing a common project within the framework of this program. The consortia must gather the following described in the call.
INNOVA-CV – INNOVATION OF SMEs
The objective of this program is to carry out innovative projects that result in greater competitiveness of companies and that have tangible results at the end of the project execution period. SMEs with a registered office or production establishment located in the Valencian Community at the time of presentation of the justification, as well as other attributions described on the official call website, will be eligible for these grants.