B LIGHT

proba_ENGThe Beneficiary Light Grant Scheme (BLGS) is an SME development funding scheme specially designed for the Interreg V-A Hungary-Croatia Co-operation Programme 2014-2020. Each Light Partner should have its seat or branch registered and acting in the eligible programme area. Light Partner should fall into the category of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) stipulated in 651/2014/EU Regulation, Annex 1.

Minimum cooperation level requirement within a Light Project is a value-added cross-border joint technology, service and product development by the cooperating Light Partners operating on different sides of the border for setting up cross-border supplier networks and/or for jointly engaging into new market.

The Light Partners are the beneficiary SMEs selected through a two-step selection procedure in order to receive a subsidy from the Scheme.

A maximum of 75% of the total eligible expenditure can be requested as grant from the B Light Grant Scheme, the rest shall be covered as own contribution of Light Partners.

Minimum and maximum size of Light Projects per Light Partner:

Total eligible costs (100%) Maximum ERDF co-financing (75%)
Minimum per Light Partner 40.000 EUR 30.000 EUR
Maximum per Light Partner 180.000 EUR 135.000 EUR

B Light Web Platform it the way to find a project partner and submit your Light Concept or Light Projects Proposals. .

Project beneficiaries on B Light are:

  1. Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion – ZMVA (HU)
  2. Entrepreneurs’ Centre of Somogy County Public Foundation – SMVKK (HU)
  3. Baranya County Development Agency Non-profit Ltd. – BMFÜ (HU)
  4. Croatian Agency for SMEs, Innovations and Investments – HAMAG-BICRO (HR)
  5. Regional Development Agency Međimurje – REDEA (HR)
  6. PORA Regional development agency of Podravina and Prigorje for promotion and implementation of development activities in Koprivnica Križevci County – PORA (HR)
  7. VIDRA Virovitica-Podravina County`s Development Regional Agency – VIDRA (HR)
  8. Regional Development Agency of Slavonia and Baranja ltd.– RRA SiB (HR)

Duration of the project: 54 months (1.2.2017. – 31.7.2021.)

Project value: 12.510.299,00 euros, 224.890 euros available for Regional Development Agency Međimurje – REDEA

Official web site of the Interreg V-A Hungary-Croatia Co-operation Programme 2014-2020: http://www.huhr-cbc.com/

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