Russia: FASIE

Programme Profile:

Russian Federation, FASIE

Name of the programme/initiative:


programme website (in Russian only)

Programme owner

Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE)

Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)

Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE)

Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.

Name: Olga Levchenko

Phone: +7 (495) 231-3851


Type of research eligible for funding (e.g. basic research, applied research, innovation)
(basic research, applied research, innovation)

Applied research, Innovation, TRL level 3-7

Funding rates (approx.)

FASIE covers 75% of the total cost of the Project. Funding is provided as a Grant.

FASIE only covers R&D costs, namely: salary, materials, sub-contracting, “other” costs. All other costs related to the project (marketing, commercialization, seminars, travel costs, per diems, costs related to IP protection, etc) must be covered by the Company.

Major eligibility restrictions
(e.g. types of organisations, thematic restricition)

Only small companies fulfilling the requirement of the Article 4 of the 209 Federal Law on Small Business are eligible for funding in this Call. 

Absolute requirements:

  • personnel up to 100,
  • turnover for previous year (balance sheet) maximum 800 million Roubles excluding VAT. There is no minimum requirement but it is advisable that the company’s turnover should not be less than the amount of the Grant,
  • foreign, state/public participation and participation of large companies in the share capital of the company- up to 49% (Article 4 State Law №209 with the exceptions applicable in accordance with 217 State Law)- exception- Skolkovo residents
  • company applying for the grant should have been registered not later than 1 year prior to applying for the grant;

Universities and research organizations can be included as sub-contractors, with the maximum 30% allowed to allocate on a sub-contracting basis.
The maximum amount of funding per project from FASIE- 15 million rubles (equivalent of 215k EUR)

Geographical coverage (national/regional)

 All regions of the Russian Federation

National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

The Russian company must submit the national application to fulfill the national funding rules. Only positively evaluated projects could be funded by FASIE. For details please refer to The applicants are encouraged to contact FASIE for Details.