In the Development Areas the investment subsidies disbursed
from Joint Task funds and other public funds may be granted
only up to the specifed maximum incentive rate level. The
following table summarizes the maximum incentive rate level for
the Development Areas.
Table 6: Summary of maximum incentive rates
Small enterprises Medium-sized enterprises Other
C 35%* 25%* 15%*
D 20% 10% € 200,000
local variances possible (from 30 / 20 / 10% to 40 / 30 / 20%)
Medium-sized enterprises are defined as enterprises:
– with fewer than 250 employees, and
– with either turnover not exceeding € 50 million or a balance
sheet total not exceeding € 43 million.
Small enterprises are defined as enterprises:
– with fewer than 50 employees, and
– with turnover o
Applications regarding the Joint Task Program have to be
addressed to the appropriate offce before commencing the
project. A claim cannot be enforced at law as a legal right
even if all requirements are met.