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Portugal 2020

The Portugal 2020 framework provides a range of financial incentives for businesses who are seeking to invest in innovative activities.

 

–INVEST, GROW AND INNOVATE
Entrepreneurship and Productive Innovation/ Productive investment
  • Investment in assets directly related to the production of new goods and services.
  • Soft loan refundable up to 75% of the eligible investment. Up to 60% of the loan may be waived.
  • Limits on investment: 50,000 € ≥ 25 M€
  • Examples: hotel renovations, development of manufacturing units/ factories

 

–EXPAND INTO NEW MARKETS
Support for international trade promotion activities
  • Investment in activities and human resources directly related to international promotion in foreign markets.
  • Non-refundable incentive (grant) amounting to 45% of the investment up to 500,000 €
  • Limits on investment: 25,000 € ≥ 1.11 M €
  • Examples: participation in international trade fairs, trade missions and prospecting

 

–QUALIFY

Support for the qualification of human resources and technical staff 

  • Investment in activities and human resources related to the organization and its competitiveness.
  • Non-refundable incentive (grant) amounting to 45% of the investment up to 500,000€
  • Limits on investment: 25,000 € ≥ 1.11 M €
  • Examples: Creation of laboratories, certifications.