Innovation – Call VII – Innovation Project

Call announcement

27. 09.


Start of submission of proposals

15. 10. 2019


Deadline for submission of proposals

15. 01. 2020


Closed call

The aim of the programme and the Call is to strengthen the innovation performance of domestic firms and to improve their competitiveness through increasing the use of unique know-how created in cooperation with the academic and research sector, expanding the know-how of firms for their own innovation and increasing the efficiency of internal processes in innovation management so that the number of firms, mainly of local origin, in the position of technological leaders grows.


  • can be a business entity; a small and medium-sized enterprise as defined in Annex I to Commission Regulation (EU) No 651/2014, or a large enterprise
  • is authorized to conduct business corresponding to the supported economic activity which is to be carried out through the project
  • based on its statutory declaration, the Applicant is not in arrears in respect of selected institutions in the country of its registration or in the country where its branch is registered, and in respect of providers of support from projects co-financed from the European Union budget
  • is, based on its statutory declaration, registered as an income tax payer in any of the EU member states and has been so continuously for at least two closed tax periods preceding the date of submitting the application; the applicant notes that it will have to have an establishment or a branch established in the Czech Republic at the moment of receiving the aid; The applicant must have the branch registered, as of the first request for payment, in the Register of Licensed Trades

  • small enterprises at max. 45 % of documented eligible expenditure
  • medium-sized enterprises at max. 35 % of documented eligible expenditure
  • for large enterprises at max. 25% of documented eligible expenditure
  • The support shall be provided in the form of grant at the minimum amount of CZK 1 million and up to the maximum amount of CZK 75 million



  • design documentation including engineering activities
  • structures
  • technology
  • software and data
  • intellectual property rights
  • certification of projects
  • marketing innovation

  • The project must be implemented in the Czech Republic outside NUTS 2 Prague
  • The applicant must clearly demonstrate ownership or other rights to buildings and land plots, where the project will be implemented
  • The project did not start before the submission of the application
  • The project must include all mandatory elements listed in the Call for submission