The Government made the tenth amendment to the regulation of the field of competitiveness and internationalization, in view of the constraints caused by covid-19, changing the limits of incentives and expenses for projects co-financed by the European Social Fund (ESF), it was announced today.
“The incentive limit set in paragraph b) of the previous paragraph 2 is not applicable to beneficiary companies, in the case of joint projects financed by the European Social Fund (ESF)”, reads in a diploma today published in Diário da República.
At stake are the incentive limits for small and medium-sized projects, set at 180 thousand euros for joint projects.
With regard to eligible expenses, the staff costs of the promoting entity are now also considered, “up to the limit set in each notice for submission of applications”, which cannot exceed the maximum of 7% of the other eligible costs of the project set.
On the other hand, expenses with dissemination, awareness-raising, monitoring, project development and dissemination of results, as well as the evaluation of the results of participating small and medium-sized companies cannot represent more than 20% of the total eligible costs for project applications. common.
This ordinance, signed by the Minister of Planning, Nelson de Souza, comes into force on Wednesday.