The Cabinet and local regions make funds available for the so-called MIT-scheme. The SME innovation stimulation Region and Top Sectors (MIT) stimulates innovation in small and medium-sized businesses across regional borders. From 9 April until 10 September 2019 you can apply for MIT feasibility projects and knowledge vouchers. Be advised: submitted projects will be reviewed on the basis of First Come, First Served, and generally are exhausted after day 1 already.
Subsidy rules apply to the MIT scheme. Take this into consideration, for example when you make use of multiple sources of subsidy for a project.
Tips for increasing your success rate:
- Submit on time, on the opening day itself.
- Validate your project idea in advance.
- Always first go through the service point guide to find the right service point.
- Use the project templates on the RVO website.
Want to read about how other entrepreneurs are making use of the MIT? Read the booklet “SME innovates” by the RVO, in which small business owners talk about innovation and how they successfully made use of the MIT scheme to realize their ambition or vision.
Read more about MIT on the RVO website.