Last update 28.05.2020
The Ministry of the Economy may grant financial aid to companies which, during the health crisis, redirect their production to make protective masks or produce hydroalcoholic gel.
All companies that:
The amount of aid is based on the company's allowable costs.
Allowable costs are those relating to the redirection of the production to manufacture protective masks and hydroalcoholic gels.
Applications for financial aid must be submitted during the period of the state of crisis.
Applicants or their representative must complete the form and print it.
A person authorised to act on behalf of the company must sign the document.
The application, together with its annexes, can be sent to the Ministry of the Economy either by email as a scanned copy to email@example.com or by post.
The submission of the application by email is to be preferred.
If the application is sent by post, the envelope should be addressed as follows:
Ministère de l’Economie
Direction générale des classes moyennes
19-21, boulevard Royal
Postal address: L-2914 Luxembourg
The application must contain:
The aid application may contain any other document deemed useful by the business and allowing the Minister to assess the merits of the application for aid.
Furthermore, the Ministry of the Economy may request any other document in order to facilitate processing the application.
The aid must be granted during the period of the state of crisis.
The total gross amount of de minimis aid granted to a single undertaking by a Member State of the European Union may not exceed EUR 200,000 over any period of 3 fiscal years.
The aid is paid in the form of a capital grant.
The aid granted may be cumulated with other de minimis aid provided that it does not exceed the ceiling of EUR 200,000, in accordance with the EU Regulation on de minimis aid.
All individual amounts of aid granted are posted on the European Commission's transparency website at the latest within 12 months of being granted, in accordance with Annex III of Commission Regulation (EU) No 651/2014 of 17 June 2014. More specifically, the granting authorities are required to publish the following information with regard to the individual amounts of aid:
The beneficiaries of the aid must continue their production for 5 years.
All decisions on refusing or partially refusing aid and all decisions on the reimbursement of aid are administrative decisions. Anyone concerned by such a decision may contest it via the usual means of appeal (non-contentious appeal, judicial appeal), provided the applicable legal deadlines are complied with.
The company receiving the aid must repay the aid if:
The aid may also be forfeited if the funds:
The beneficiary must also repay the aid if it obtained the aid on the basis of incorrect or incomplete information.
Repayment shall cover the amount of aid received, plus legal interest applicable at the time of granting, and must be made before the expiry of a 3-month time limit from the date of the ministerial decision on repayment, unless the decision provides for a different deadline.
The beneficiary of the aid obtained on the basis of knowingly incorrect or incomplete information shall be liable to imprisonment for a term of 4 months to 5 years and a fine of EUR 251 to EUR 30,000, in addition to the repayment of the aid.
Aide à l'investissement pour les entreprises qui réorientent leur production pour confectionner des masques de protection ou produire du gel hydroalcoolique