What are the benefits?

Support of €4,000 to cover the costs of export-related consultations over a period of 6 months.

What companies are eligible?

Micro small, small and medium enterprises.

What is the maximum amount?

The maximum amount of financing available per project promoter for the duration of the grant agreement is €4,000.

Applicant age SMEs up to 3 years in operation SMEs over 3 years (inclusive) in operation
Reimbursement level 85% 50%
Fixed hourly rate of export-related consultations €83.21/hour exclusive of VAT*

€100.01/hour inclusive of VAT*

Consultation topics Export preparedness action plan


  • Export strategy
  • Target export market selection and external communication
  • Legal aspects of international trade and certification on foreign markets
  • Technical and manufacturing aspects of export
  • Export risk management

*valid for contracts concluded from 1 January, 2018

How does it work?

To make use of the measure you have to submit an application to INVEGA. The list of consultants and consultation topics is available on the website of the Business Consultants Network.

Costs will only be reimbursed upon receipt of a report from the Business Consultants Network detailing consultations provided and paid for no later than by the end of the second month following the reporting calendar month.

How is the amount of reimbursement calculated?

Sample calculation: a business has been operating between 1 and 3 years, the reimbursement level is 85% and the fixed hourly rate is €83.21/hour. For a 2-hour consultation the business shall be reimbursed as follows: 2*83.21*85% = €141.46.

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Atnaujinta 2018-04-04