Basque Country (Spain): GV/EJ

Programme Profile:

Basque Country – Basque Government – GV/EJ

Name of the programme/initiative:


programme Website

Programme owner

Consejería de Desarrollo Económico e Infraestructuras – Eusko Jaurlaritza - Gobierno Vasco / Basque Government - The Ministry for Economic Development and Infrastructures

Program manager (excecuting funding organisation)

Innobasque – Agencia Vasca de la Innovación / Innobasque - Basque Innovation Agency

Contact person
Details: e-mail, tel.

Name: Catalina Chamorro Silgado / Judith De Prado Olivenza

Phone: +34 945 018 210 / +34 944 209 488

e-mail: / 

Type of research eligible for funding: eligible TRL range

TRL 3-6

Funding rates (approx.)

Up to 45% of eligible costs in the case of Industrial research and up to 30% in the case of experimental development. Maximum amount of funding: 250,000€ funding per beneficiary and per year. Minimum annual budget for a Basque company: 50.000 € to be eligible

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

Beneficiaries: Small, medium and large companies and company associations. Research centers, universities and public entities only if subcontracted by the beneficiaries.

Type of research eligible for funding: Industrial research and experimental development.

Thematic restriction and other remarks: Proposals must fit within Basque Country's strategic specialization areas defined in the PCTI 2020: advanced manufacturing, energy, bio-sciences-health, eco-systems, urban living space, food, creative and cultural industries.

Geographical coverage (national/regional)

Regional (Basque Country)

National/regional schedule, cut-off dates, deadlines

Basque partners must submit the proposal (in Spanish or Basque) to the regional programme in 2021 call. Deadlines are defined yearly.