Today, the Innovation Fund announced a public call for granting innovation vouchers intended for micro, small and medium sized enterprises for the use of the services of the academic sector in order to improve their products, processes and services, and thus raise the level of innovation of their products and become more competitive on the market.
The interested micro, small and medium sized enterprises can apply for innovation vouchers worth up to RSD 800,000 for obtaining services from public science-research organizations to solve a technical or technological problem they encounter in their business operation (for example, for the development of new or improvement of existing products, production of a demo prototype, different types of testing).
A single applicant can be granted up to two innovation vouchers, in the maximum amount of RSD 1,200,000. An approved innovation voucher must be used within six months.
The call for the submission of applications is open until the allocated funds, in the amount of RSD 60 million, are spent. Vouchers will be awarded in the order of received applications, within seven days from the date of the submission of an application by a company.