Spain (Asturias): IDEPA

Name of Funding agency

IDEPA - Instituto de Desarrollo Económico del Principado de Asturias

(Regional Economic Development Agency)

Geographical coverage (national/regional)

Regional

Name of the programme/initiative

IDEPA grants for international R&D projects in Asturias under ERA.net Schemes

Programme website

https://www.idepa.es/detalle-ayuda/-/asset_publisher/EorU9gEBOv3g/content/subvenciones-para-proyectos-colaborativos-transnacionales-de-i-d-para-el-sector-materiales-meranet-empresas-

Programme owner

IDEPA

Program manager (executing funding organisation)

IDEPA

Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Ms Ana E. Fernández Monzón

anae@idepa.es

Funding Commitment

400.000€

Anticipated number of fundable research partners

4

Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

200.000€ (100.000€ - most probable)

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

4-7

Funding rates (approx.)

 

 

Industrial Research

Experimental Development

Secondment of highly qualified personnel from a research organization

Small size

80%

60%

50%

Medium Size

75%

50%

50%

Large Companies

65%

40%

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Major eligibility criteria
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restriction, cost types and caps)

Types of organisations

Only companies (whatever sized) operating in the industrial sector or in services to support industrial activities are eligible.

Companies in other activities can be considered under singular conditions.

R&T Centers & University are welcome as subcontractors.

 

Eligible costs:

(a)  Personnel costs (experienced researchers and technicians);

(b)  Depreciation costs of instruments and equipment corresponding to the life of the research project, calculated based on good accounting practices

(c) Cost of contractual research: technical knowledge and patents bought or licensed at market prices, and costs of consultancy and equivalent services used exclusively for the research activity;

(d) Costs of materials, supplies and similar products directly linked to the research activity;

(e) Travelling costs incurred directly as a result of the research project;

(f)  Cost of the audit aimed to certificate the correct execution of the project.

(g) Costs for secondment of highly qualified personnel from a research and knowledge-dissemination organization or a large enterprise, working on research, development and innovation activities in a newly created function within the beneficiary and not replacing other personnel.

Regional applicants - minimum budget

150.000€

Submission of the proposal at national/regional level (schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines, etc.)

Yearly call.

One step procedure.

Submission of financial and scientific reports at the national/regional level

Only one final report, at the end of the project

Further guidance

Project duration recommended: 24 months (36 months possible)