The Business Center at the Center for Development of the East Planning Region together with the Fund for Innovation and Technological Development, organized an info session on the conditions for applying for the open public call for the support instrument – Co-financed grants for technological development for accelerated economic growth. The info session was held on March 3 (Wednesday) 2021 starting at 11:00 am through the ZOOM application. The event was attended by about 80 participants from micro, small and medium enterprises.

The purpose of the support is for companies and private health institutions (PHIs) to create conditions for overcoming the consequences of the economic crisis, to achieve accelerated growth, to increase competitiveness in international markets and resistance to pandemic and climate crises, by introducing new, innovative, advanced, ‘green’ and digital technologies for their transformation.

Through this instrument, the Fund provides financial support for micro, small and medium companies and PHI, as follows:

  • up to 70% of the total project budget but not more than 2.5 million denars for micro enterprises
  • up to 70% of the total project budget but not more than 5 million for small enterprises
  • up to 60% of the total project budget but not more than 10 million denars for medium-sized companies

The duration of the project can be up to 18 (eighteen) months. Deadline for application is April 6, 2021, until 2 p.m.

All information related to the public call is available at the following link: https://fitr.mk/zabrzan-ekonomski-rast/ Interested companies have the opportunity to receive free mentoring support under a voucher scheme provided through the Business Center of the East Planning Region.

By filling out the application, the company acquires the right to receive mentoring support at the following link: Mentoring support application within the voucher scheme provided through the Business Center of the East Planning Region (google.com)