Description of measure

This is a programme Spanish Government to support innovation among clusters.

The the main targets are to:
• Encourage the constitutions of Innovation Clusters (AEI), mainly by SMES;
• Promote advantages and/or benefits derived from the implementation of innovative joint projects;
• Improve the competitiveness of SMEs by supporting their innovation strategies and business competitiveness with public subsidies

THREE ACTION LINES OF AEI CLUSTERS

First line:
Actions to support the functioning of “incipient AEIs”:
Setting up and development of coordination and management structures;
Subsidises: Part of the cost of administrative staff and operating costs.
Financing: Max. 70.000€

Second Line:
Technical Feasibility Studies: Developing projects within “EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme 2021-2027”
Subsidies: Costs on technical staff, external collaborations and travels
Financing: Max. 50.000€ , In case of AEI + 2 SMEs participation: Max. 70.000€

Third Line:
Digital Technologies Projects:
• Industrial research activities
• Experimental development activities
• Innovation in organisation
• Innovation in processes
Subsidies: Costs on technical staff, external collaborations and travels
Financing: 50% -80% Basis of the Subsidy

Country
Spain
Territorial validity
National
Thematic Priority
Strategic challenges