This measure is open to all SMEs that qualify for this incentive and shall allow these undertakings to recover in the form of tax credits, part of the costs incurred for the loan of highly qualified personnel (HQP) from large undertakings and Research and Knowledge-dissemination Organisation.

What you'll get

The aid shall be granted in the form of tax credits and shall be capped at 50% of the eligible costs.


Applicant must be an SME planning to carry out or implement Experimental Development activities.

HQP are staff having a tertiary education degree and at least 5 years of relevant professional experience which may also include doctoral training.

How to apply

Fill in the online form.

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