Over 23.5 million euro to become available to Slovakian companies for business innovation projects during 2019-2020 under EEA&Norway grants. Based on the other similar programmes operated/ enabled by Innovation Norway: 75% of the budget is expected to go to SMEs; 2 funding streams (small projects for grants up to 200Keur, larger projects with grants up to 2Meur/ project); funding intensities up to 70%.
Innovation Norway has published updated information regarding the funding available for businesses on the Slovakian Market under the EEA&Norway grants 2014-2021.
The Business Development, Innovation and SMEs programme is a business programme aiming to increase value creation and sustainable growth in Slovakia.
Programme Operator: Research Agency, Slovakia
Donor Programme Partners: Innovation Norway; Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (DIKU); National Agency for International Education Affairs (AIBA).
Total Grant: € 23,530,000
Areas of Support and Programme Specifics:
The programme consists of the following three focus areas:
– Green Industry Innovation
– Welfare Technology and Ambient Assisted Living
– Education, Scholarships, Apprenticeships and Youth Entrepreneurship
International mobility projects: The international mobility projects will be separated into higher education level and upper-secondary level.
Institutional cooperation projects: Similarly, projects within institutional cooperation will focus on higher education level and upper-secondary level.
The Bilateral Fund will support projects aimed at exchanging experience, networking, sharing know-how and technology.
General information about the EEA&Norway grants in Slovakia – http://www.winnovart.com/eea-norway-grants-more-than-eur113-million-allocated-to-slovakia/
Check out successful Business/ Green Industry Innovation projects in Slovakia under the EEA&Norway grants 2009-2014 (the previous financial cycle).