Government supports national production of goods and services to combat Covid-19. According to information from the Government, there were opened new tenders in the incentive system in Portugal 2020 in order to quickly support, and in lose funds, national companies, entities and national laboratories for the production of medical equipment and devices, tests and personal protective equipment associated to the combat of Covid -19. All regulations and special call notices were published during the weekend of April 18-19, allowing applications to be submitted from April 20 until May 29, through a simplified electronic form, which will be made available at Balcão 2020. It is aimed at companies (SMEs and large companies) of any nature and in any legal form. Applications are open until May 29.
See the information available in the Diário da República:
Ordinance No. 95/2020 of April 18 - Creates the Incentive System for Productive Innovation in the context of COVID-19
• Faqs available at https://www.iapmei.pt/Paginas/COVID-DOCS/FAQ-PT2020_Aviso_14_Covid19.aspx
Ordinance No. 96/2020 of 18 April - Creates the "Incentive System for Research and Development Activities and for Investment in Testing and Optimization Infrastructures (upscaling) in the context of COVID-19"
• Faqs available at https://www.iapmei.pt/Paginas/COVID-DOCS/FAQ-PT2020_Aviso_15_Covid19.aspx
Updated on April 27