Announcement of a GAMA 2 project public call

The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic has announced a public call focused on the support of applied research, experimental development and GAMA 2 innovations within sub-programme 2. The public tender supports the commercialisation of significant innovation solutions and growth as well as development of small and medium enterprises and start-ups. Furthermore, the verification of outputs and results of applied research is supported within the public tender with the aim of their further practical or commercial or social use.

A prerequisite for submitting a draft project is achieving at least level 5 of the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) – technology validated in a real environment.

Who may apply for the subsidy:

  • Small and medium enterprises

What the subsidy covers:

  • Staff costs
  • Sub-supplies costs
  • Indirect costs
  • Other direct costs

Amount of subsidy per one project:

  • The maximum amount of support per one project is CZK 1 million.

Aid intensity per one project:

  • The maximum aid intensity per one project is 55% of total eligible project costs depending on the size of the enterprise and implemented activities

Receipt of applications:

  • 3 June 2021 – 21 July 2021
  • The evaluation will take place in the period from 22 July 2021 to 30 September 2021
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