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Call: Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness Czech Republic

Type of Fund Structural Fund
Description of programme
"Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness Czech Republic"

The Operational Programme (OP) will substantially contribute to promoting the country´s ability to achieve a competitive and sustainable economy based on knowledge and innovation. The programme will focus on enhancing innovation and the competitiveness of enterprises in order to increase their added value, stimulate growth and job creation and improve the performance of the research and innovation (R&I) systems, including increased private investments in Research and Innovation (R&I). It will be one of the main implementation tools to achieve the objectives of the Smart Specialisation Strategy.

Supported areas are: 

  • Priority axis 1 "Promotion of research and development for innovation",
  • Priority axis 2 "Development of SMEs’ entrepreneurship and competitiveness",
  • Priority axis 3 "Efficient energy management, development of energy infrastructure and renewable energy sources, support for the introduction of new technologies in the management of energy and secondary raw materials",
  • Priority axis 4 "Development of high-speed internet access networks and information and communications technologies",
  • Priority axis 5 "Technical assistance".
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Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness Czech Republic
Description of call
"Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness Czech Republic"

The programme is managed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic. For more information regarding the individual calls/measures, please contact the National Contact Point, see below

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Thematic Focus Employment, Education, Services, Energy, Research, Trade, Industry, Innovation, Capacity Building, SME, Technologies, Telecommunication, Natural ressources, Competitiveness
Funding area Czech Republic / Česká Republika
Origin of Applicant Czech Republic / Česká Republika
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, International Organization, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, National Government, Start Up Company, University, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Association, Public Services
Applicant details
  • Enterprises (small, medium and large companies),
  • organisations for research and dissemination of knowledge, 
  • government and self-government bodies (including their alliances),
  • agricultural entrepreneurs,
  • business groups,
  • non-profit organisations,
  • operators of innovation infrastructure, such as business incubators, scientific and technology parks and innovation centres (only for activities of consultancy and services for start-ups,
  • retail organisations.
Call opens 01.01.2014
Call closes 31.12.2020
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Type of Funding Grant
Contact Details

Managing Authority:

The Ministry of Industry and Trade 

Na Františku 32 
110 15 Praha 1

tel .: +420 224 851 111 
fax: +420 224 811 089



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