SIC closed another call for Innovation Voucher applications. A total of 2,284,887 CZK were allocated and applications were accepted from 1 December 2017 to 31 January 2018. SIC supports collaboration between Central Bohemian SMBs and research institutions through one-time grants of up to 150,000 CZK.
Do utility model and intellectual property protection fees count as eligible expenditure in the Central Bohemian Innovation Vouchers program?
No, if the utility model and intellectual property protection costs are incurred by the applicant.
Yes, if the final product, process or service requires the exclusive rights to handle parts, inventions and other intangible assets and such expense / need arises on the part of the R&D&I service provider.