EU-funds – new call of OPPIK Technologies VII
The VII call of the support programme OPPIK Technologies was published on the 5th of December. This call is specified to the digital transformation and automation in small and medium sized companies. In particular, the acquisition of new machinery, technological equipment, and equipment and interfaces of new or current technologies though autonomic two-way communication into the production process will be supported.
Support cannot be provided for the restoration of existing machinery with zero level of innovation. This is also related to the expenditure ratio, where the investment expenditure on production technologies cannot account for more than 50% of the non-production technology investment expenditure. The criteria of the programme, including the selective criteria, are drafted in a way that they exclude the support of applicants who have not yet started with the digital transformation or are not ready enough for it.
The support is provided in amount of 1 – 20 million CZK, in range of 35 – 45 % according to the size of the receiver.
Only economic activities under the defined CZ-NACE call will be supported, most of which are manufacturing, construction, waste processing and architectural and engineering activities, technical testing and analysis.
The requests will be accepted from the 12th of February to the 14th of May 2018. However, the receipt of applications may be stopped after 14 days when a total of twice the number of subsidies requested in the submitted applications exceeds the call allocation (1 billion CZK). The call is ongoing, in addition to the points achieved in the evaluation, the order of in which the application is received will also be decisive.
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