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Announcement of the first call for proposals in the GAMA 2 programme, sub-programme 1

In late April, the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic announced the first call for proposals in the GAMA 2 programme, focusing on the support of applied research and experimental development and innovation. The GAMA 2 programme, sub-programme 1 is intended to support the system of transfer of new R&D findings and their implementation in practice.

Applicants in this call for proposals can include only research organisations. A necessary prerequisite for the projects is achieving a certain type of result, such as a prototype, functional sample, software, industrial or utility model, etc. The subsidy applies to staff costs, indirect costs, costs of sub-supplies and other direct costs.

The maximum amount of support of one project within this call for proposals is up to 100% of total eligible costs, based on the type of research activity and type of applicant. The recommended amount of support per project is up to CZK 15 million.

The deadline for submitting project proposals has been set to 6 June 2019.

The article is part of dReport – May 2019, Tax news; Grants and investment Incentives.

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Investment incentives will have new rules

On 7 June 2019, the Chamber of Deputies approved the government proposal of an amendment to the Act on Investment Incentives, Bulletin of the Chamber of Deputies no. 298 of 8 October 2018. The amendment can be expected to come into force approximately in September 2019. The approved amendment will represent the basic framework of conditions for awarding investment incentives. Most of the general conditions for granting investment incentives will be flexibly regulated by a governmental decree based on the economic situation and the needs of the labour market. 

14. 6. 2019
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Announcement of the first call for proposals in the TREND programme

The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic announced the first call for proposals in the TREND programme, focusing on the support of applied research and experimental development. The objective of the TREND programme is to support projects focusing on implementing the results of industrial research and experimental development in practice and on the support of penetration of new markets. The programme is organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, but the provider of the support is the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic. 

24. 5. 2019