Investments in equipment and construction

Large companies have the possibility to access non-reimbursable EU grants to invest in different types of assets, particularly equipment and construction that are needed to develop their performed activity, within the following financing opportunities: 

Investment type

Financing instrument Project submission period

Investments in equipment and construction

State aid scheme for stimulating investments with a major impact  in economy (GD 807/2014)

Previous session: 01.01-25.06.2015

New session: not announced at the moment


⇒ In the following sections we present information for each type of the above mentioned investments which can help you in drafting a project idea.

⇒ For detailed information regarding: eligibility of your project idea, calendar of the calls, preparing the financing application, project management, team training and more other opportunities please contact us or send the contact form.


 Investments in equipment and construction


Financing opportunity: State aid scheme for stimulating investments with a major impact in economy (GD 807/2014)

Project value:

  • Minimum eligible value: 10 mill. Euro;
  • Maximum eligible value:
    • Up to 11,25 mill. euro (2014-2020) and 7,5 mill. euro (2018 – 2020), for Bucharest;
    • Up to 26,25 mill. euro for West and Ilfov region.
    • Up to 37,5 mill. euro in North-West, Centre, North-East, South-East, South Muntenia, South-West Oltenia.

Non-reimbursable grant percentage (of eligible costs):

  • Up to 15% (2014 -2017) and up to 10% (2018-2020) – for Bucharest;
  • Up to 35% – Ilfov and West;
  • Up to 50% – North-West, North-East, South-Muntenia, South-West Oltenia.

Eligible activities/expenditures:

  • Initial investments – investment in tangible and intangible assets located in the same area, related to: founding of a new unit; extend the capacity of an existing production unit; production diversification of an unit through products which have not previously been made in that unit or a fundamental change in the overall production process of an existing unit;

For Bucharest there are financed only initial investments for a new economic activity;

  • Initial investments for new economic activities – investments in tangible and intangible assets located in the same area, related to founding a new unit or diversify the activities of an existing unit while the new activity doesn’t have to be identical or similar to previous activities in the unit;

Types of eligible expenditure:

  • Expenditure with tangible and intangible assets acquisition and development.

Tangible assets – the assets associated to the initial investment and represented by:

  1. constructions;
  2. new technical installations, machines and equipment with a minimum entry value for fixed assets according to the legal provisions in force (2.500 lei and an amortization period of minimum 1 year).

The maximum eligible value for constructions is 1.650 lei/sq. m., or the equivalent of approximately 375 euro/sq. m.;

In order to be considered eligible, the costs corresponding to the intangible assets cannot exceed 50% of the total eligible costs of the investment. 

  • In the case of renting the constructions corresponding to the initial investment, the maximum eligible value of the rent cannot exceed 22 lei/sq.m./month.
    Building acquisition, modernization and rehabilitation are not eligible for financing through the state aid scheme.