19 listopada 2019
Learn about the Norwegian funds at PARP
The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development launches the call for proposals in the framework of the “Business Development and Innovation” Programme financed under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014–2021. The project proposals may be submitted between 7 January 2020 and 31 March 2020.
What can be financed with the support?
The Programme, budget of which amounts to EUR 93.7 m, will support Polish entrepreneurs from SME sector implementing projects in the 3 following focus areas:
- Green Industry Innovation – the amount of available co-financing in this area is EUR 50 m,
- Blue Growth – the amount of available co-financing in this area is EUR 10 m,
- Welfare technologies – the amount of available co-financing in this area is EUR 18.7 m.
The Small Grants Scheme for female enterprises, which supports projects implemented in the 3 above mentioned areas, has been created in the framework of the Programme. The budget of the Scheme amounts to EUR 15 m.
Applications may be submitted between 7 January 2020 and 31 March 2020 at 16:00 on Polish local time the last day of the call. More information available on the webpage.
Partnership projects with Norwegian entities
Travel Grants Scheme
Projects co-financed within the Programme may be implemented in partnership with entities established under the Norwegian law provided the Polish company applying for a grant concluded a partnership agreement with the Norwegian partner.
Polish entrepreneurs seeking Norwegian partners, as well as Norwegian entities seeking Polish partners are kindly invited to benefit from Travel Grants. A one-off Travel Grant aimed at covering the travel costs to Norway (for Polish entrepreneurs) or to Poland (for Norwegian entities), amounting to EUR 1200, may be awarded.
Travel Grant applications may be submitted from 25th November 2019 to 31 January 2020 or until the budget for Travel Grants is available.