The subsidiy check helps you find out whether your innovative company is eligible for a subsidy. Discover it quickly!
OPZuid is the regional EFRO program for Zeeland, Noord-Brabant en Limburg. The program subsidizes projects that contribute to innovative solutions on 5 large societal transitions. These solutions play a part worldwide as well as in specific regions. Furthermore, the solutions lead to utilization of (inter)national market opportunities.
OPZuid funds digitization, technological and non-technological innovations. Projects need to be innovative, have societal impact and provide future perspective in a financial and economical sense. Projects at the end of the development cycle, in the demonstration phase or in the implementation phase are eligible.
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Everything about OPZuid
The most important questions about OPZuid are answered here.
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What is OPZuid?
OPZuid funds developments which adhere to two European policy objectives:
A smarter Europe:
Living labs an demonstrations in a realistic environment
(Further) development of innovations between SMEs
(Further) development of innovative business value chains
A greener Europe:
Living labs + SME + value chains
Supporting SMEs with business cases
Local application of innovations concerning sustainable energy production, energy systems and energy networks
Am I eligible for OPZuid?
You can apply for subsidy when you have at least one collaboration partner and one of both is based in the region. The other party may be based outside of the region, provided this has an absolute added value for the development of value chains. Furthermore, at least one SME is required within the collaboration which applies for subsidy. Other parties can be a knowledge institution, government, citizen cooperative or intermediary organization. Your project must match with a call for proposal and fit within the five societal transitions.
What must I do for OPZuid?
Develop something which matches a call for proposal of OPZuid and fits within the five societal transitions which are listed below. Your project must be innovative, have societal impact and provide future perspective in a financial and economical sense. Projects at the end of the development cycle, in the demonstration phase or in the implementation phase are eligible.
What do I gain through OPZuid?
The subsidy reimburses a maximum of €1 million per project. The maximum subsidy amount is 35% of the eligible costs. The investment budget must be at least €1 million in order to eligible to apply. This means the program subsidizes at least €350.000 per project.
What are the 5 social transitions?
|Energy||1||Smart energy systems|
|2||Sustainable energy generation and storage|
|Climate||1||Urban area flooding|
|2||Rural water shortages|
|Raw materials||1||Circular manufacturing industry|
|2||Circular construction industry|
|Agriculture and food||1||Valuation of residual flows|
How do we help you?
We analyse your project, investigate and match further funding opportunities and write the application. Our expertise in the field of sustainable and technological innovations and the EFRO OPZuid subsidy allows us to translate the most complex projects into a successful application. We take care of the subsidy, so you can focus on innovating.
Want to learn more?
Do you have a project which matches a call for proposal? Or do you want advice or help with your application? Feel free to contact us below.