INNOVATIVE SME

Since 2016, EURIX has gained, according to the indicators defined by the Ministry of Economic Development, the recognition of  “INNOVATIVE SME”.

Significant requirements for “INNOVATIVE SMEs” (d.l. 3/2015)

An INNOVATIVE SME meets al least two of the followings three requirements:

  1. the enterprise has supported spending on “Research & Development” amounting to at least 3% of the higher value between turnover and cost of production;
  2. the enterprise employs highly qualified staff (at least 1/5 PhD holders, PhD students or researchers; alternatively at least 1/3 master’s degrees holders);
  3. the enterprise is the holder, depositary or licensee of at least one registered patent or holder of a registered software.