Innovation - Innovation Project – Call I

The 1st Call for proposals of Innovation programme – Innovation project was announced on 29 May 2015. Applications for Innovation project are submitted in two steps via the IS KP14+ internet application. The Applications stage I are received from 2 June 2015 until 30 November 2015 and the Applications stage II are received from 1 December 2015 until 30 April 2016.

Basic characteristics:

Who can apply (aid recipients)

  • A business entity that is a legal person operating pursuant to Act No 90/2012 Coll., on commercial companies and co-operatives, or an agricultural entrepreneur as defined by Act No 252/1997 Coll., on agriculture, an entrepreneur in the food sector specializing in the production of items not listed in Annex I to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, with a project in the field of R&D and innovation, or a natural person registered in the Commercial Register.

How much can be obtained for each project (form and amount of aid)

  • The aid shall be provided through a grant in the amount of CZK 1 to 100 million or CZK 200 million, where the project is implemented in regions with concentrated state aid and in other regions with above-average unemployment rates.
  • The aid intensity shall be 25/35/45 % (large/medium-sized/small enterprise) of the proven eligible expenditures according to the size of the enterprise.
For what aid can be obtained (supported activities)

a) Increasing the technical and use values of products, technologies and services (product innovation)

b) Improving efficiency of production processes and services (process innovation)

c) Implementing new methods of corporate process organisation via deployment of new information systems to integrate and automate intra-company processes targeted especially at connecting R&D activities, innovation and production (organisational innovation)

d) Increasing sales of products and services by a substantial change in a product or packaging design, better addressing the customers' needs, opening new markets or launching new sales channels (marketing innovation)

  •  The aid shall support projects with outputs affecting the sectors defined by CZ-NACE C 10, 11, 13 – 33; E 38.32; J 58, 59.20, 60, M 71.2, S 95.1.

Which costs can be supported (eligible costs)

  • Project dossier including engineering works
  • Structures
  • Technology
  • Software and data
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Product certification
  • Marketing innovation
  • Mandatory publicity

Attached files

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Innovation - innovation project Call I - resume

284.17 kB 1 Oct. 2015

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