Financial incentives

Are you planning to invest in your business? Do you know the possibilities of financial support from public sources available?

Will you invest in your business?

Public incentives should be an option to consider to finance your investment project, as they are a complementary way to equity or bank credit and can present co-financing rates up to a maximum of 95 %, including non-refundable incentive components.

STREAM has a team with extensive knowledge of the legislation for the financial incentives at Regional, National and European level and highly qualified to identify and advise the incentive that best suit the project investment, aiming to maximize the co-financing to be obtained.

STREAM can monitor the entire process, that is, identify the best incentive, elaborate the incentive application to the Government and manage the investment execution. Thus, we have innovative methodologies and technologies that allow us to streamline the entire process and offer a solution tailored to your company.

Our work methodology has allowed us to work with investors, public or private, national or foreign, from different sectors of activity.

Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Objective

Production of new products/services. Adoption of new or significantly improved processes or manufactring methods.

Recipients

SMEs and large companies.

Types of Incentive

Repayable (without interest or charges) in equal amounts for 8 years (grace period: 2 years). Possibility of premium through exemption from refund up to 50%.

Rate

Incentive Rate:
Micro and small companies: up to 70%;
Medium-sized companies: up to 60%;
Large companies: up to 30%.

Investment Limits

75 k € ≤ Eligible Expenditure ≤25M €.

Maximum Duration

24 months.

Example - Medium Business

Investment: 1M €
Incentive (rate 60% *): 600,000 €
Prize (50%): 300,000 €.

*medium business


Eligible expenses:

Limit

Machines and equipment;

NA

Engineering services for project implementation;

NA

Patents and Licenses;

NA

Certified accountant expenses.

5.000€

20%

Eligible expenses:

Limit

Engineering services

20%

Studies, projects, diagnostics, audits and marketing plans;

20%

Construction or remodeling works of buildings;

Until 70%

*Warning 07/SI/2017

HR training;

NA

Internationalization and Qualification of SMEs

Objetive

Reinforce the organizational skills through the use of immaterial investments, promoting the training of its staff or supporting the process of internationalization.

Recipients

SMEs.

Types of Incentive

Not refundable.

Rate

45%

Investment Limits

25 thousand euros ≤ Eligible Expenditure ≤ 500 thousand euros.

Maximum Duration

24 months.

Example

Investment: 300 k €
Incentive (rate 45%): 135 k €.

Internationalization and Qualification of SMEs


Eligible expenses

Limit

Equipment and software

NA

New hires salary;

New hires salary;

Technical Assistance, Studies, Diagnostics and Audits;

NA

Tests, and Certifications;

NA

Conception / Registration for Creation of New Brands / Collections

NA

Eligible expenses

Limit

Electronic Platforms Subscription (e.g. marketplaces);

NA

Patent or other Intellectual Property Registry;

NA

HR training;

NA

Certified accountant expenses.

5.000€

P3 Qualification or Internationalization SME Eligible Expenses - SI Internationalization


Eligible Expenses

Limit

Equipment and Software

Applicable to new Organizational Methods

NA

Expos and Exhibitions Abroad

- Location rental

- Construction and Operation Stand

Travels

700 € EU / 1,600 € outside EU

Accommodation

250 € per day of the expo + 1

Prospecting / Attracting New Customers

Consulting Services Provided by External Consultants

Travel and Accommodation

1.500€ EU / 3.000€ outside EU

Promotion Actions and Marketing Campaigns

In Foreign Markets

Travel and Accommodation

1.500€ EU / 3.000€ outside EU

CC/ROC

5.000€

Eligible Expenses

Limit

Technical Assistance, Studies, Diagnostics and Audits

NA

Technical Staff

Hiring | During Execution of the Protector

Max Base Salary. = 1.850€

Máx. 2 RH with NQ ≥ 6

Certifying Entities and carrying out Tests and Tests

NA

Conception / Registration for Creation of New Brands / Collections

NA

Domiciliation Applications, Adhesion Electronic Platforms

Initial costs

NA

Research and technological development

Objective

I&D Projects

Promote industrial research and experimental development activities, leading to the creation of new/improved products, processes or systems.

I&D Centers

Creation / reinforcement of internal I&D skills and capacities.

Recipients

SMEs and large companies (individually or jointly).

Types of Incentive

Non-refundable (if incentive ≤ 1M €).

Incentive fee

Approximately 65% ​​(North, Center and Alentejo).

Investment Limits

Eligible Expense ≥ 150 k €.

Maximum Duration

36 months (co-promotion) or 24 months (individual).

Example

Investment: 600 k €
Incentive (rate 65%): € 390,000.


Eligible expenses:

Limit

Technical Staff and Contract Fellows

NA

Patents registration

NA

Raw materials and components

NA

Third Party Services

NA

Equipment and software

NA

Promotion and Dissemination of Results

5% | 30 k€

Eligible expenses:

Limit

Travel and Accommodation

1.500€ EU / 3.000€ outside EU
5% | 15 k€

Certificação Sistema IDI

NA

Technical-Scientific Auditor

600€ per review

Indirect costs

25% of eligible direct costs

Certified accountant expenses.

5.000€

Horizonte Europa - EIC Accelerator Pilot

Objetive

Promote scale-up and commercialization of a radically innovative product, service, process or technology with international dimension.

Recipients

SME’s.

Financing mechanism:

Up to 2.5 million euros of non-refundable (grant)

Up to 3.5 million euros of non-refundable incentive (health issues)

Up to € 15M in equity (transfer of shares)

Incentive fee:

up to 70%