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Spanish funding body, the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI), funds R&D costs for SMEs participating in our Eurostars programme.  

As a Spanish small company, you could receive a grant covering up to 60% of your project costs and as a Spanish medium-sized company, you could receive a grant covering up to 50% of your project costs. Costs CDTI cover include:  

  • Personnel (including up to 58 hours a month for project management) 
  • Overheads (maximum 25% of personnel costs)  
  • Instruments, equipment, materials, supplies and similar products incurred directly as a result of the project (to the extent that they are used and for the duration of the project)  
  • Contractual research, knowledge and patents 
  • Audit reports (up to 2,000 euro per financial year) 
  • Travel (up to 8,000 euro per project) 
  • Other operating expenses are not eligible costs.  

CDTI will not cover costs incurred for: 

  • Dissemination, commercialisation and demonstration work packages 
  • End-user or industrial scale tests  
  • Any activity identified at being at technology readiness levels seven to nine.  

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Spanish funding body, the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI), funds R&D costs for large companies participating in our Eurostars programme.  

As a Spanish large company, you could receive a grant covering up to 40% of your project costs. Costs CDTI cover include:  

  • Personnel (including up to 58 hours a month for project management) 
  • Overheads (maximum 25% of personnel costs)  
  • Instruments, equipment, materials, supplies and similar products incurred directly as a result of the project (to the extent that they are used and for the duration of the project)  
  • Contractual research, knowledge and patents 
  • Audit reports (up to 2,000 euro per financial year) 
  • Travel (up to 8,000 euro per project) 
  • Other operating expenses are not eligible costs.  

CDTI will not cover costs incurred for: 

  • Dissemination, commercialisation and demonstration work packages 
  • End-user or industrial scale tests  
  • Any activity identified at being at technology readiness levels seven to nine. 

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Spanish universities and research organisations must be subcontracted by a Spanish company in their consortium. The upper limit of subcontracting by a company is 50% of its total eligible costs.

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