The Elevate Greece platform for funding applications for start-ups is now operational as of Wednesday.
Registered start-ups in the National Register “Elevate Greece” can apply for funding on the platform of the State Aid Information System, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Development and Investment.
The €60 million call aims to boost the entrepreneurship and liquidity of start-ups in the National Register of Start-ups, affected by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. It takes the form of non-repayable aid and will cover Working Capital up to 80% of the business’s costs for the reference year (2019 or 2020) with a minimum grant amount of €5,000 and a maximum of €100,000.
- Start date for online submission: 16/3/2021
- Closing date for online submission: 30/9/2021 at 15:00.
Applications must be submitted online at this link.
Christos Dimas, Deputy Minister of State for Development and Investment, MP for Corinth, said that “The first financial instrument of the National Registry’s “Elevate Greece” National Start-up Support Facility, worth €60 million, is a reality. The e-submission platform has already been opened in order to start funding applications for the support of start-ups/innovative businesses affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. From the very first moment, we said that Elevate Greece for the first time gives the State the opportunity to promote targeted measures, tailored to the needs of the ecosystem.”
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