This measure supports industrial research or experimental development carried out for the acquisition of knowledge leading to the development of innovative products and solutions.

What you'll get

Projects implemented over a period of up to 36 months are supported. The aid intensity is between 25% and 60% depending on the size of the enterprise and collaboration level of the project. A cash grant on wage costs up to €500,000 and a Tax Credit on Instruments, Equipment (depreciation costs) & Materials and Supplies, Contractual Research & Technical Knowledge may be approved.


Project must be Experimental Development or Industrial Research.

How to apply

Fill in the online form.

Applicants may choose to fill in a Pre-Proposal Form first to receive feedback on whether or not their intended project conforms as a valid R&D project with the parameters set in the relevant Incentive Guidelines.

Complete and signed application forms may be sent via email to R&D@maltaenterprise.com .