The Department of Business and Employment of Catalonia and ACCIÓ, Agency of Business Competitiveness, launch once again their subsidies program Cupons a la Internacionalització with the purpose of granting financial subsidies to companies having the desire to start exporting or to reinforce their international presence.
Who can use these subsidies?
The eligible Catalan companies to that subsidies are the ones exporting less than 15% of their turnover during the 2015 exercise. Barcelona Export, a Catalan consultancy specialized in the internationalization of local SMEs with consultants accredited by ACCIÓ, is part of that program and provides insight and support for various Catalan companies with different activities and from different sectors, that have expressed their wish to start their activity in France, Maghreb, Peru and the UK.
What are the amounts?
The program can fund up to 80% of the expenses and the maximum receivable amount cannot exceed 5.000€. Export consulting and digital marketing services are included.