The Research & Development Clusters Scheme aims to support formal collaboration between enterprises by assisting in the setting-up and expansion of innovation clusters. The aid is provided exclusively to the enterprises operating the cluster which must have the sole purpose of promoting industrial research and experimental development. The total aid for any project may not exceed €350,000 over a period of 5 years and the maximum aid intensity is set at 30% of eligible costs. Grants are provided to part-finance capital investments and operating expenses. The scheme remained open until 30th June 2014.
Official adoption year
National Support Measure