30/06/2021

Productive Innovation - New 2021 applications

Applications for the System of Incentives for Productive Innovation have already been published (for all regions of mainland Portugal and for low density regions - interior of the country, notice of specific competition). Support can be accessed by SMEs and non-SMEs.

The support aims to promote the innovation of the business fabric in the following areas:

- Production of new differentiated tradable and internationalizable goods and services or significant improvements of current production through the transfer and application of knowledge;
- Adoption of new or significantly improved manufacturing, logistics and distribution processes or methods, as well as organizational methods.

Given that investment projects for mere expansion or modernization will not be supported in this competition, an adequate description and justification of the project is essential for its approval.


Application period:

Until 20-09-2021 or until the end of the financial allocation


Financing of productive investment projects, focused on 4 types of operations:

. Creation of new establishment;
. Increase in the capacity of an existing establishment (increase by at least 20%);
. Diversification of production made in existing establishments into new products;
​. Fundamental change in the production process of an existing establishment.



Main eligible expenses:

- Acquisition of machinery and equipment;
- Acquisition of computer equipment, including software for its operation;
- Construction or remodeling works (only for Industry and Tourism);
- Technology transfer through the acquisition of patent rights;
- Licenses, standard or specifically developed software;
- Engineering services related to project implementation;
- Studies, diagnoses, audits, marketing plans and architectural and engineering projects.


Financing rates and nature of incentives:

Depending on the size of the company and the amount of investment to be made, a maximum support of 75% of the investment may be reached, divided into the following types of incentives:

- 50% of support through non-refundable incentive;
- 50% of the support through an interest-free bank loan (Capitalizar Mais line). In case of not resorting to credit institutions, it must demonstrate financing by resorting to new equity.

The incentives to be granted by the Lisbon and Algarve Regional POs are limited to a maximum rate of 40% and 60%, respectively.


Some access conditions for promoters and projects:

. Minimum eligible investment of 75,000 euros, and maximum of 25 million euros;
. Projects with a maximum duration of 24 months, with an eligibility limit until 06-30-2023;
. Be certified as an SME (in the case of SMEs);
. Ensure all legal requirements for the exercise of the activity, present and future, within the scope of the project and activity;
. Other conditions to be evaluated.


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