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EEA & Norway Grants in Slovakia – Over 23 million euro for business projects during 2019-2020

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. 

Main highlights: 

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 –  

Check out successful Business/ Green Industry Innovation projects in Slovakia under the EEA&Norway grants 2009-2014 (the previous financial cycle).