Portugal de Startup em Startup aims to promote and support the decentralization of innovation and value startups based outside major urban centers, such as in the interior of the country and in the Autonomous Regions of the Azores and Madeira, fostering a link between these and large companies.
The Startup Nations Standard is a set of practices designed to foster entrepreneurship in the European Union and accelerate the growth of startups into innovative small and medium-sized enterprises with all the conditions to scale even bigger.
The Social Innovation Fund (SIF) aims at fostering and supporting social innovation and social entrepreneurship initiatives that offer innovative, impactful and sustainable solutions to tackle social problems.
Call INNOV-ID intends to invest in scientific or technological projects or companies, in the Pre-Seed, Seed or Early Phases, that have developed technology, but that are still in the prototype, proof of concept, product (MVP) or product-market-fit validation stage.
With the Upskill program is intended to respond to the problem of lack of talent faced by national companies in their digital transformation processes and, in parallel, to re-qualify and train people in future work areas, guaranteeing them employability .
Financial support for employers who sign permanent or fixed-term employment contracts, for a period equal to or greater than 12 months, with unemployed people registered with the IEFP, with the obligation to provide professional training to contracted workers.
SIFIDE aims to increase the competitiveness of companies by supporting their efforts in Research & Development by deducting a percentage of the respective R&D expenses from the IRC collection (in the non-participated part, non-refundable by the State or European Funds).