Significant requirements for “INNOVATIVE SMEs” (d.l. 3/2015)
An INNOVATIVE SME meets al least two of the followings three requirements:
- the enterprise has supported spending on “Research & Development” amounting to at least 3% of the higher value between turnover and cost of production;
- 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);
- the enterprise is the holder, depositary or licensee of at least one registered patent or holder of a registered software.