Approved initiatives will generate 745 jobs, most of them highly qualified.
Last Thursday, January 29, the board of directors of the Center for Industrial Technological Development approved a total of 87 projects totaling 44 million euros in total.
Of the initiatives approved, 75 are individual R & D projects; 8 belong to the Innovation Hotline; 3 are consortium projects of R & D in which 6 companies participate and 1 project corresponds to the Global Innovation Line
A total of 83 companies participate, of which 70% are SMEs and, of these, 50% belong to medium and high technology sectors. Of all the companies involved, 29, that is, 35%, receive, for the first time, CDTI financing.
In addition, the CDTI extends the non-reimbursable tranche, up to 20% of the aid granted, to all projects co-financed with the new round of ERDF funds, regardless of the size of the beneficiary.
Likewise, in this Council the CDTI has improved the non-reimbursable tranche of the International Technological Cooperation projects that, now, will be up to 30%, both for SMEs and for large companies.
These improvements in financing are added to those already made in September 2014 in which they