Trade promotion capacity building - Austria

Trade promotion capacity building - Austria

Information dated: 2017


E-mail: wirtschaft [at] ada.gv.at

Business Partnerships

Businesses with headquarters in the European Economic Area or Switzerland can request assistance under a business partnership. Also eligible to apply are associations, foundations, and chambers, provided they are engaged in development cooperation as specified in the Federal Development Cooperation Act. The objective is to support and build the capacity, and thereby increase the competitiveness, of private sector companies in developing coun­tries, in particular, SMEs, by providing them with business development tools.

Business Partnerships provide (i) non‑repayable grants of up to 50 per cent of total direct project costs, though not exceeding €500,000; and (ii) non‑repayable grants for feasibility studies, amounting to up to 50 per cent of the funds allo­cated, though not exceeding €20,000.