Financing investment projects for SMEs

November 6, 2018

The following calls for projects of interest to SMEs are opened or expected to be launched shortly:
POC 221“Supporting ICT sector’s  added value growth and innovation through clusters development”
Submission period begins December 17th, 2018 and ends February 14th, 2019.

A project is eligible for financial support if it leads to:

  • ICT products / services development applicable in the rest of Romanian economy; vertical integration of ICT solutions;
  • Achieving innovative strategic projects that impact on the entire national or international ICT industry development.

The grant is: between 500.000 euro and 3.500.000 euro.

Eligible applicants:

  • SME-s (micro/small/medium-sized enterprises) operating in Romania, focused on ICT or ICT focused cluster members;
  • Partnerships between SME-s operating in Romania and ICT focused cluster members.

Find more details here.

POR 2.2. “Supporting creation and expansion of advanced production and service capacities”
The guideline is in public consultation until 23rd November 2018.

Eligible investments:

  • creating  a new production/ service construction and endowment space, in order to start the project activity;
  • expanding capacity of an existing unit by increasing at least one product/ service’s production volume without fundamentally changing production process;
  • diversification of a unit through products/ services that were not previously manufactured/ rendered in the unit. Diversification of production implies that new products/ services are added to the range of assortments already produced/ rendered.

The proposed project must include an initial investment in tangible assets financed by regional state aid (construction/ extension/ endowment with tangible assets).

The grant value is: minimum 1.000.000 euro and maximum 5.000.000 euro.

Eligible beneficiaries – societies or cooperative societies:

  • urban areas SMEs (including microenterprises) and
  • rural areas medium enterprises.

Find more details here.

Comments are closed.