Deadline for application of innovative projects of enterprises expired


31.08.2020

The public call for submission of proposals of innovative projects of enterprises for the Mini and the Matching Grants Program closed today, August 31, at 3 p.m.

In the following period, the team of the Innovation Fund will work on checking the eligibility of the received applications. All projects that meet the eligibility requirements will be referred to an international independent assessment conducted by technical reviewers and a five-member Expert Commission.

After the first phase of evaluation, the highest quality projects will be granted the opportunity to present their innovations live before the Expert Commission, after which the final decision on funding will be made based on the quality of projects and available funds allocated for the public call. The decision on the shortlist is expected at the end of October, while the finalization of the procedure for the final selection of projects for financing is expected at the end of November 2020.

Funds in the amount of EUR 6 million have been provided for this public call within the budget of the Republic of Serbia, from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, and through the “Competitiveness and Jobs Project” (Loan Agreement of the Republic of Serbia with the World Bank).