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25/6/2021 | Ε-retail (2nd Cycle)

The Action aims at subsidizing SMEs to create or upgrade an e-shop in order to support their operation during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), with the aim of enhancing their degree of digital integration and transformation. As a result, the Αction aims to minimize overcrowding in indoor spaces and ensure SMEs' economic continuity.


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23/6/2021 | Working Capital Subsidy to Support Tourism Hospitality Businesses Affected by the Pandemic

The Action aims to support the operation of businesses in the tourism sector after resuming their operation and in view of the official start of tourism activity for 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic. The support of the companies will be provided by sufficient liquidity for the resumption of their economic activity, through the non-repayable increase of part of the working capital.


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1/6/2021 | Grant for Self-Employed Lawyers

The Action concerns the support in the form of a grant, of self-employed lawyers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, due to the irregular functioning of the courts.

The aim of the Action is to upgrade the digital infrastructure of law firms in order for lawyers to be able to provide their services through video conferencing, but also through the use of modern technological tools in the process of administering Justice, in courts and penitentiaries of the country.


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27/5/2021 | Grant for Existing Enterprises of Gyms, Playgrounds

The Action concerns the support in the form of a grant, of gyms, playgrounds, which were affected by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), as their operation has been suspended throughout the validity of the general restrictive measures in the country.

The aim of the Action is to support future operating expenses (which include employment costs, but also depreciation of fixed equipment), provide part of the liquidity required for resuming their services, as well as an incentive for maintaining their activities in the near future, thus indirectly supporting the retention of jobs.


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26/5/2021 | Strengthening of Value Added Chains - Collaborative Schemes - Networking

The Action aims at the creation of permanent/stable inter-company collaborations and the creation of the critical mass required for achieving economies of scale, the amelioration of the coordination of the supply chain as well as the improvement of the quality of the products and services provided, the implementation of modern logistics systems, increase in the  bargaining power and the ability to claim a larger market share and finally the strengthening of the entreprises extroversion.


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14/5/2021 | Strengthening of enterprises in the urban and interurban transport sector to adopt systems and provide integrated passenger information and e-ticket (2nd Cycle)

The action aims at the modernization of the country's urban and intercity bus services (KTEL) with the adoption of systems, the provision of integrated services passenger information and an electronic ticket.  Beneficiaries are the urban and Intercity Bus (KTEL) that have the form of SA or Common Remuneration Fund for Buses (KTEL).


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12/5/2021 | Working Capital Subsidy to Support Food Service Enterprises for Raw Material Supply

The Action aims at subsidizing SMEs and Large Enterprises in the Food Service sector, during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), with working capital in order for them to be able to buy the raw materials necessary for resuming their businesses.


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23/4/2021 | ESIF ERDF Guarantee Fund

The ESIF ERDF Guarantee Fund is an important financial tool for boosting the competitiveness and innovation of small and medium-sized businesses, job creation and business recovery. The aim of the Fund is to improve the access of small and medium-sized enterprises to investment financing, providing protection against possible losses through the guarantee of the European Investment Fund (EIF).


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16/3/2021 | Support for Start-ups of the National Register "Elevate Greece" in the Current COVID-19 Outbreak

The Action aims at the support of start-ups included in the National Register of Start-ups "Elevate Greece" in the form of a non-refundable grant as working capital to cover their expenses.


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1/3/2021 | Subsidy Loans for Existing Small and Medium Business Loans Affected by the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic Measures (2nd Cycle)

The Action concerns the support of the companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in the form of covering the interest of their business loan obligations for a period of 3 months. This measure will be included in the list of measures to be forwarded by the EU by 31/12/2021, under schemes adopted on 19.3.2020 / C (2020) 1863 Announcement of the European Commission on the Temporary Framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the current COVID-19 outbreak.


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21/1/2021 | Ε-retail

The Action aims at subsidizing SMEs to create or upgrade an e-shop in order to support their operation during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), with the aim of enhancing their degree of digital integration and transformation. As a result, the Αction aims to minimize overcrowding in indoor spaces and ensure SMEs' economic continuity.


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30/12/2020 | Subsidy for food and beverage services companies for the supply of outdoor radiators

The Action aims to support the operation of food and beverages services companies, which are affected by the effects of the outbreak of COVID-19, by subsidizing the supply of outdoor heaters. This aims to minimize overcrowding and support businesses in operating outdoors in legally designated areas, where better ventilation will help protect public health.


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9/12/2020 | Innovation Clusters (2nd Call: Businesses)

The Action is a continuation of the first relevant Invitation to the "Facilitators" and aims at the implementation of business plans in collaborative schemes, placing an emphasis on the dimension of innovation, with a views to assist them in their development,  as well as to help them in forming  Research and Technology collaborations with other businesses.


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26/11/2020 | Saving Energy in the Housing Sector "EXOIKONOMO - AUTONOMO"

The Program consists of providing incentives for energy saving interventions and enhancing energy autonomy in the residential building sector, with the aim of reducing energy needs and the consumption of conventional fuels, pertaining to the transition to a "Smart Home".


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17/9/2020 | CLEAN SKY 2 JU

The Action concerns the support for the implementation of research and development projects and innovation expenditures. The Action focuses on the Priority Areas of RIS3 2014-2020.

The aim of the Action is to finance projects in areas that present synergies or complementarity between the national smart specialization strategy and the strategic R&D agenda of the joint venture.


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20/7/2020 | Environmental Infrastructures: Reinforcement οf Waste Management Facilities

The main goal of the Action is Regional Development and concerns the financing of investment projects for the business utilization of liquid and solid waste, so that the waste after treatment can be re-introduced into the production Cycle and reused as raw materials, materials or substances in order to serve again either their original use or other uses.


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24/6/2020 | Competence Centers

Competence Centers are public-private sector structures created to bridge the gap between supply and demand for specialized innovation services and technology transfer in one or more value chains.


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11/5/2020 | Guarantee Fund in the Current COVID-19 Outbreak

The "Guarantee Fund in the current COVID-19 Outbreak" was created to support business access to loan capital, through the provision of collateral, in a portfolio up to  a maximum amount, The aim of the fund is to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the operation of businesses, by enhancing their liquidity with working capital loans.


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3/5/2020 | Repayable Advance Scheme (RAS) for Undertakings Under the Temporary Framework for State Aid Measures to Support the Economy in the Current COVID-19 Outbreak (A-B Cycles)

The Action includes aid in the form of a repayable advance for private companies, regardless of sector, which have been financially affected by the outbreak and spread of COVID-19 coronavirus disease. The repayable advance is the aid  which is granted to companies and is repaid, in whole or in part, under specific terms and conditions.


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14/4/2020 | Subsidy Loans for Existing Small and Medium Business Loans Affected by the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic Measures

The Action concerns the support of the companies affected by the  COVID-19 pandemic, in the form of covering the interest of their business loan obligations for a period of 3 months. The above period may be extended to 5 months at the request of the recipient of the aid. This measure will be included in the list of measures to be forwarded by the EU by 31/12/2020, under schemes adopted on 19.3.2020 / C (2020) 1863 Announcement of the European Commission on the Temporary Framework for State aid measures to support the economy in the current COVID-19 outbreak.


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12/12/2019 | ERA-NETS 2019b

The Action concerns  the support for the implementation of research project and innovation expenditures and is included in the Actions for the European and International Networking of research teams.

The main objective of the ERA-NETS schemes, in the context of the European Research Area and this present Action, is to intensify cooperation between actors from different Member States and Associated States and to coordinate joint research activities, such as research and innovation programs, part of these programs or similar initiatives.


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26/9/2019 | Innovation Clusters (1st Call: Facilitator)

The main objective of the Action is to strengthen integrated structures of emerging and / or existing clusters.  The structures will be implemented by entities with experience in supporting innovation and healthy entrepreneurship. The Action also aims to develop and utilize innovative high value-added products and services with international recognition and a high degree of competitiveness. Innovation Cluster companies can use innovative technologies, innovative production processes (process level), administrative / organizational innovation (system level) and more.


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17/9/2019 | Infrastructure Fund of Funds – InfraFoF

The Infrastructure Fund of Funds (InfraFoF) aims to offer favorable financing terms in the private and public sector for the implementation of small and medium-sized projects, with emphasis on energy, environment and urban development.


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27/6/2019 | Saving Energy in housing sector (2nd Cycle)

The Programme provides incentives with grants or/and subsidized loans for energy saving modifications of households, aiming at energy need reduction.


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4/6/2019 | Strengthening of enterprises in the urban and interurban transport sector to adopt systems and provide integrated passenger information and e-ticket

The action aims at the modernization of the country's urban and intercity bus services (KTEL) with the adoption of systems, the provision of integrated services passenger information and an electronic ticket.  Beneficiaries are the urban and Intercity Bus (KTEL) that have the form of SA or Common Remuneration Fund for Buses (KTEL).


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24/4/2019 | European S&T Cooperation – Action for funding Greek organizations participating successfully in the Joint Calls for Proposals of European Networks ERA-NETs 2019

The objective of the ERA-NET scheme is to develop and strengthen the coordination of national and regional research programmes.

 


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22/3/2019 | “Business Financing” - Entrepreneurship Fund ΙΙ

The Action, managed by HELLENIC DEVELOPMENT BANK (former ETEAN), aims to finance small and medium-sized enterprises through the provision of Investment Loans and Working Capital Loans on favorable terms.


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15/3/2019 | "Research- Create - Innovate" (2nd Cycle)

The main objective of the Single RTDI State Aid Action "RESEARCH - CREATE - INNOVATE" is to bring together research & innovation with entrepreneurship and to enhance competitiveness, productivity and extroversion of companies to international markets, with a view to transitioning to quality innovative entrepreneurship and increase the domestic added value.

The 2nd Cycle of the Single
RTDI State Aid Action is a continuation of the 1st Cycle.


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2/1/2019 | Bilateral and Multilateral RTD cooperation between Greece and Israel 2019

The Action aims to:

– Enhance the extroversion and optimize the Greek participation in international and European R&T networking processes, involving them in dynamic and high-tech business, fulfilling our national obligations in European policies

– Concentrate all efforts and resources available, in research topics of major interest to the two co-operating countries, which are important for society and the economy and in line with the priorities of the National Strategy for RTD for Smart Specialization

– The development of new knowledge – including new technologies, encouraging technology transfer between enterprises and research organizations and disseminating knowledge of both countries.  Furthermore developing new competitive products/services at international level, aiming at improving the competitiveness of the Greek economy and addressing important social and environmental needs.


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19/12/2018 | Competitiveness Τoolbox for Small and very Small Enterprises

The Action aims to support existing small and very small enterprises, in order to upgrade and improve their competitive position in domestic and international markets, by investing in the modernization of their production equipment and by adopting product certifications.


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19/12/2018 | Entrepreneurship Toolbox

Actions Budget: 60 million euros for the whole of Greece

The action is co-financed by Greece and the European Union – European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

Financing scheme  

Eligible are business plans with a budget from 10.000 up to 150.000 euros and the co-financing rate is 50%


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4/6/2018 | Quality Modernization

The Action aims to competitiveness improvement of middle –sized enterprises, by investing on production upgrading and also in adapting standardization and procedure qualifications.

 


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4/6/2018 | Digital Step

This action aims at the digital upgrading of very small, small and medium sized enterprises.


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4/6/2018 | Digital saltation

This action aims at the digital transformation of very small, small and medium sized enterprises.


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2/5/2018 | European S&T Cooperation – Action for funding Greek organizations participating successfully in the Joint Calls for Proposals of European Networks ERA-NETs 2018

The objective of the ERA-NET scheme is to develop and strengthen the coordination of national and regional research programmes.


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14/3/2018 | EquiFund

EquiFund is an investment platform with a multiplier effect on the economy and society. It is an innovative product for entrepreneurship, which combines funding and experience from important institutions and the necessary flexibility to create successful investments.


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5/3/2018 | Saving Energy in housing sector (1st Cycle)

The Programme provides incentives with grands or/and subsidized loans for energy shaving modifications at households, aiming at energy need reduction.


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26/1/2018 | Bilateral and Multilateral RTD cooperation between Greece and China

Enhance the extroversion and optimize the Greek participation in international and European R & T networking processes, involving them in dynamic and high-tech business, fulfilling our national obligations in European policies.


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20/11/2017 | We Venture Abroad

The Action aims at supporting the Greek exporting manufacturing enterprises by participating in international exhibitions in EU and other countries.


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7/11/2017 | Supporting the Establishment and Operation of New SMEs in the tourism sector

The Action aims at boosting entrepreneurship in the tourism sector through the creation of new micro, small and medium-sized tourism enterprises.


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10/7/2017 | Special Actions "Aquaculture" - "Industrial Materials" - "Open Innovation In Culture"

The main objective of the Action is to create the necessary knowledge base in certain focused areas, by strengthening research and technology, to promote innovation, increase the competitiveness of dynamic sectors of the economy and stimulate productive activity at regional and national level.


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8/6/2017 | Strengthening of Self-employment of Higher Education Graduates (2nd Cycle)

The program aims to support graduates of higher education either unemployed, employed and self-employed, to start a professional activity related to their specialization in a self-employed field.  The aim of the program is to enhance the self-employment of graduates and create new job opportunities.


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10/3/2017 | "Research- Create - Innovate" (1st Cycle)

The Single RTDI State Aid Action "RESEARCH - CREATE - INNOVATE" support measure is funded by the Operational Programme Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020 (EPAnEK).
The measure aims to support research and innovation, technological development and demonstration at operating enterprises for the development of new or improved products, the development of synergies among enterprises, research and development centres and higher education sector as well as to support the patentability of research results and industrial property. In that context, the main objectives of the measure are:
- Economic development based on knowledge and sustainable specialisation;
- Integration of new knowledge and innovation to existing and new products, services, production systems and value chains;
- Connection of academic research with market needs and economy.


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13/1/2017 | Bilateral and Multilateral RTD cooperation between Greece and Israel

The Action aims to:

- Enhance the extroversion and optimize the Greek participation in international and European R & T networking processes, involving them in dynamic and high-tech business, fulfilling our national obligations in European policies

- Concentrate the efforts and resources available, in research topics of major interest to the two co-operating countries, which are important for society and the economy and in line with the priorities of the National Strategy for RTD for Smart Specialization

- The development of new knowledge - including new technologies  in order to improve the competitiveness of the Greek economy and meet important social and environmental needs

- The penetration of innovations in new markets


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9/12/2016 | Bilateral R & T cooperation between Greece and Russia

The Action aims to:

- Enhance the extroversion and optimization of Greek participation in international and European R & T networking processes, engaging in dynamic and high-tech business, meeting our national obligations in European policies

- Concentrate the efforts and the available resources on research topics of major interest for the two (co-operating) countries and important for the society and the economy, in line with the priorities of the National Strategy of RTD for smart specialization

- The development of new knowledge - including new technologies - with the aim of improving the competitiveness of the Greek economy and addressing major social and environmental needs.


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6/12/2016 | Bilateral R & T cooperation between Greece and Germany

The Action aims to:

- Enhance the extroversion and optimization of Greek participation in international and European R & T networking processes, engaging in dynamic and high-tech business, meeting our national obligations in European policies

- Concentrate the efforts and the available resources on research topics of major interest for the two (co-operating) countries and important for the society and the economy, in line with the priorities of the National Strategy of RTD for smart specialization

- The development of new knowledge - including new technologies - with the aim of improving the competitiveness of the Greek economy and addressing major social and environmental needs


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20/10/2016 | European R & T Cooperation - Grant Act of Hellenic Institutions that have successfully participated in Joint Calls for Proposals of European Networks ERA NETS

The action aims to support the implementation of research and innovation expenditure. More specifically, it is included in the actions of European and International Networking of research teams.


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11/2/2016 | Strengthening of Self-employment of Higher Education Graduates (1st Cycle)

The program aims to support graduates of higher education, either unemployed, employed and self-employed in initiating the pursuit of professional activity related to their specialization and the organization of a self-employed professional space.

The aim of the program is to reduce the unemployment of higher education graduates through self-employment, through the exercise of professional activity related to their specialization and the creation of new job opportunities.


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11/2/2016 | Start up Entrepreneurship

The program involves the creation of new small and micro enterprises by either unemployed or from those who exercise professional activities with no employment relationship.

It aims to create very small and small, sustainable businesses with an emphasis on innovative business plans and boosting employment through the creation of sustainable new jobs.


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11/2/2016 | Upgrading micro & small businesses to develop their skills in new markets

The program aims to improve the quality of the products and services offered or to create new products / services that will meet specific market needs. Also, investment projects may aim to reduce costs or increase efficiency of operational and production processes.


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11/2/2016 | Strengthening SME Tourism for modernizing and improving the quality of their services

The program aims to strengthen the investment plans of existing micro, small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in order to modernize their infrastructure and operation, improve their quality and enrich, upgrading and certifying the products and services offered, to improve their position on the domestic and international tourist market.


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