The executive agency for the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises announces the start of the Eleventh competition session of the National Innovation Fund under the scheme "Supporting the research and development activities of enterprises and organizations for scientific research and dissemination of knowledge".
Applicants for grants from the Fund in the amount of up to BGN 500,000 per project can submit their documents in the competition session from 17.08.2020 until 5:30 p.m. on 17.09.2020 electronically with an electronic signature of Internet address https://edelivery.egov.bg/
The current session will support Bulgarian companies with a budget of over BGN 5 million, as the main goal of the Fund is to encourage research and development activities to increase the competitiveness of the native business by encouraging the development of new or improved products, processes or services.
In its previous 10 competition sessions, the Fund financed the development of over 500 projects with over BGN 90 million in the field of information and communication technologies, mechatronics, biotechnology, the creative and entertainment industry and others.
You will find the rules for managing the funds of the National Innovation Fund (PUSNIF), as well as complete information about the documents required for application and the application procedure here: https://www.sme.government.bg/?p=51148