On February 2, 2017, the Innovation Assistance Foundation announced the "International Programs" contest, which is aimed at supporting Russian organizations participating in the implementation of innovative projects within the framework of bilateral and multilateral international cooperation programs, confirmed by agreements and memorandums signed by the Foundation.
The competition is aimed at supporting enterprises that carry out long-term developments and have foreign partners, through interaction in which it is possible to increase the competitiveness of their products and commercialize the results of scientific and technical activities by gaining access to advanced technologies and expertise, as well as the opportunity to withdraw their (and also jointly Developed) products to foreign markets:
Sub-program 5 "Multilateral Competition in the framework of the European Program IRA-SME, partners in the international consortium - Austria, Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, France (Region O-de-France);
The term for consideration can not exceed 120 calendar days from the deadline for the receipt of applications.
Grants are granted to small innovative enterprises in the amount of no more than 15 million rubles provided that co-financing from own and (or) attracted funds of third parties in the amount of not less than 50% of the grant amount. The R & D period is 18 or 24 months.