Support Programme


Catalonian Circular Economy Projects Programme

All manufacturing industries
financial support
Target group:
All types of companies and organisations
Materials Waste
Where is this support available:

The objective of the Catalan Circular Economy Projects Programme is to promote the transition of companies into a Circular Economy model, improving efficiency in the use of materials and decoupling global economic development from resource consumption.

Companies or groups of companies that have at least one operating establishment located in Catalonia or associations of companies that operate in Catalonia are eligible for funding.

Two types of projects are granted finanical support:

  • Type A: Development of new products or services:
  • Type B: Prototypes obtaining and testing studies or demonstration projects of new products or services.

The following actions are eligible for funding:

  • Ecodesign
  • New business models that encourage resource efficiency
  • Reuse and repair of products
  • Remanufacturing, recycling
  • Industrial symbiosis
  • New applications of recycled materials
  • New processes or technologies that allow the recovery of waste
  • Mining of landfills for the recovery of materials

Budget: 830.000 € / year (2018 - last call)

Funding: up to 75% for SMEs; up to 50% for large business; up to 30.000 € / project.