This incentive measure allows companies to claim tax credits on costs incurred directly or indirectly in carrying out an R&D project or projects relevant to the company’s trade.

What you'll get

Aid intensity is up to 45% of eligible costs, depending on the size of the enterprise. Up to €15m per project may be supported.


Eligible projects should seek to achieve an advance in a field of science or technology through the resolution of scientific or technological uncertainty.

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.