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The 4 new aid programs to relaunch SMEs in Bizkaia

Miguel Castillo

May 19, 2021 | 10:30 a.m.

The need to reactivate the economy puts pressure on the Provincial Council

The SMEs de Bizkaia are keys to activity recovery economic in Bilbao and surroundings. For this reason, from this week, from the Provincial Council of Bizkaia, they have been put in the fray 4 new help programs to small and medium-sized companies in Biscay.

With these aid programs for SMEs The intention is to reactivate activity and promote innovation and competitiveness among small and medium-sized companies in Bizkaia. The 4 lines of subsidies are: Smart Reactivation, Innobideak-Kudeabide, Technological Checkups and Elkarlanean 2021 Program.

Awards for the best SMEs in 2020.

The Smart Reactivation program for SMEs continues the Bizkaia Aurrera Plan!

The Intelligent Reactivation Program can be applied for between May 10 and September 30. It gives continuity to the one that in 2020 the Provincial Council of Bizkaia activated from the Bizkaia Aurrera Plan! and the maximum aid contemplated is up to 15.000 euros.

For its part, the Innobideak-Kudeabide 2021 Programme, coordinated between the Basque Government, SPRI and the three Provincial Councils, is designed for companies in Bizkaia that carry out industrial activities. The term also ends on September 30 and the maximum aid is 7.200 euros. On the other hand, the Technological Checkups program encourages SMEs in Bizkaia to move towards innovation with a maximum aid of 10.000 euros.

The Elkarlanean program offers up to 60.000 euros to SMEs

The Elkarlanean 2021 program offers grants of up to €60.000 for the development of collaborative innovation projects and for carrying out studies on the technical, economic and legal feasibility of innovative business opportunities developed between several companies.

The application period for the foral program will begin on May 10, 2021 and will end on May 28, 2021, so you have to hurry. All requests will be made through the Virtual Office of the Department of Economic Promotion. To do this, it will be necessary to have an electronic signature or be registered with the Bizkaibai service.

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