Financing & Support measures
The Minister of the Economy and the Minister of Finance can grant financial aid to small and medium-sized enterprises for consultancy services provided by external consultants.
Admissible costs are costs for consultancy services provided by external consultants. These services may not be in relation with permanent or periodical activities of the business, nor may they be in relation with expenses concerning the normal operation of the business.
The amount of aid cannot be higher than 50 % of the eligible cost. For any investment project, the amount of aid may not be less than EUR 1,000.
The aid may take the form of a capital grant, a recoverable capital advance or an interest relief.