Grants

Public funding

Take advantage of all non-refundable direct aid from entities at any level, be it local, regional, national or European

NEOTEC

It finances the startup of new business projects that require the use of technologies or knowledge developed from research activity

Key requirements:

By tranches

The aid is disbursed in two tranches


Eligible costs

Investments in fixed assets, personnel costs, materials, external collaborations and other costs

Non-refundable

Non-refundable subsidy of up to 325,000 euros

Free

No guarantees of any kind are required (the guarantee is the project itself)

Torres Quevedo

Non-refundable subsidy for the recruitment of staff with a PhD degree

Key requirements:

Deadline

The application period usually opens during the month of January

R&D

Aid must be applied to carry out additional R&D activities

Cost

The maximum annual recruitment cost may not exceed 55,000 euros

Joint funding

Joint funding of salary and employer's social security contributions

Startup Capital

The Startup Capital grant is designed for early-stage startups that need a boost to carry out technology validation activities and continue with the go-to-market process, including access to other funding sources

Key requirements:

Expenditure

Justifiable expenses include personnel costs, investments in materials and equipment, space rental, and the development of communication strategies, among others

Cost

The aid intensity will be 75% of the eligible cost, with a maximum of €99,000 per project.



Budget

Projects submitted will have a minimum budget of €135,000



Advance payment

The beneficiary startup will receive an advance of 80% of the aid granted automatically, without the need for guarantees

The best public funding options for your startup

01

Co-investment aids

Complement your private funding round with public loans, maximising the amount raised for your startup with less dilution


02

Partially refundable

Finance your R&D and IT projects with soft funding, with non-refundable tranches and refundable tranches at 0% interest and with a long grace period


03

Tax Lease and tax incentives

Recover up to 59% of what you spend each year on R&D and save 30% of your developers’ social security costs each month


Contact us

If you think we can help you take the financial and strategic management of your startup to the next level, send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible to meet and discuss how we can help you

GRANTS

Grants

Grants

Public funding

Take advantage of all non-refundable direct aid from entities at any level, be it local, regional, national or European

NEOTEC

It finances the startup of new business projects that require the use of technologies or knowledge developed from research activity

Key requirements:

  • Seniority: for startups more than 6 months and less than 3 years old
  • Minimum share capital: 20,000 euros at the time of request
  • High technological impact: competitive concurrence that only funds projects with the highest technological impact

By tranches

The aid is disbursed in two tranches

Eligible costs

Investments in fixed assets, personnel costs, materials, external collaborations and other costs

Non-refundable

Non-refundable subsidy of up to 325,000 euros

Free

No guarantees of any kind are required (the guarantee is the project itself)

Torres Quevedo

Non-refundable subsidy for the recruitment of staff with a PhD degree

Key requirements:

  • Location: place of the researcher's work post within Spanish territory
  • Specific project: the project is about industrial research, experimental development or a prior technical feasibility study
  • Maximum applications: up to three applications may be submitted per entity

Deadline

The application period usually opens during the month of January

R&D

Aid must be applied to carry out additional R&D activities

Cost

The maximum annual recruitment cost may not exceed 55,000 euros

Joint funding

Joint funding of salary and employer's social security contributions

Startup Capital

The Startup Capital grant is designed for early-stage startups that need a boost to carry out technology validation activities and continue with the go-to-market process, including access to other funding sources

Key requirements:

  • Early-stage startups based in Catalonia
  • Seniority: Up to 18 months of life at the time of application
  • Funding: Total pre-funding received by the startup (in all formulas) up to the date of application has to be less than €250,000
  • The actions financed with the Startup Capital grant may be carried out for a period of 24 months from the closing date of the call, without the possibility of an extension

Expenditure

Justifiable expenses include personnel costs, investments in materials and equipment, space rental, and the development of communication strategies, among others

Cost

The aid intensity will be 75% of the eligible cost, with a maximum of €99,000 per project.

Budget

Projects submitted will have a minimum budget of €135,000

Advance payment

The beneficiary startup will receive an advance of 80% of the aid granted automatically, without the need for guarantees

The best public funding options for your startup

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01

Co-investment aids

Complement your private funding round with public loans, maximising the amount raised for your startup with less dilution


02

Partially refundable

Finance your R&D and IT projects with soft funding, with non-refundable tranches and refundable tranches at 0% interest and with a long grace period


03

Tax Lease and tax incentives

Recover up to 59% of what you spend each year on R&D and save 30% of your developers’ social security costs each month


Contact us

If you think we can help you take the financial and strategic management of your startup to the next level, send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible to meet and discuss how we can help you