Asturias - ES: IDEPA

Name of Funding agency
IDEPA - Instituto de Desarrollo Económico del Principado de Asturias (Regional Economic Development Agency)
Geographical coverage (national/regional)
Name of the programme/initiative
IDEPA grants for international R&D projects in Asturias under Schemes
Programme owner
Program manager (executing funding organisation)
Contact person(s) (e-mail, tel.)

Ms Ana E. Fernández Monzón

Funding commitment
300.000 €
Anticipated number of fundable research partners


Maximum funding per grant awarded to a partner

200.000 € (100.000€ - most probable)

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range


Funding rates (approx.)

Industrial Research

Experimental Development

Secondment of highly qualified personnel from a research organization

Small size




Medium Size




Large Companies




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

ypes 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 Centres & 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.


Regional applicants - minimum budget



Project category and thematic content

The contribution of the regional partners to the international project must fall within the category of Industrial Research or Experimental Development as described in the Commission Regulation (EU) No 651/2014 of 17 June 2014.

The activities to be carried out by the regional partners must be aligned with the S3 strategy.

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)