Subsidies

Gas and electricity price caps for large businesses from January: support conditions…

2023 will see electricity and gas prices capped also for large businesses regardless of whether they are low-voltage, high-voltage, or very high-voltage electricity consumers. If you wish to take advantage of support for high electricity and gas…

New rules on state aid for research, development, and innovation

In October, the European Commission adopted its revised rules on state aid for research, development, and innovation, replacing the existing 2014 framework and aiming to simplify the provision of state aid to boost investment into science, research…

New call under TREND to support research and development

On 23 November 2022, the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) announced the 9th call under the TREND programme, sub-programme 2. Support is available for projects aimed at launching research and development activities by entities that…

Overview of current and planned subsidy programmes

New subsidy support opportunities this year were mainly provided by the Operational Programme Technology and Application for Competitiveness (OP TAC). Subsidy support could also be obtained from other programmes such as the Modernisation Fund or the…

Compensation for energy costs for large businesses: applications to be accepted from…

On 2 November 2022, the Ministry of Industry and Trade published the first call for large businesses to apply for aid with respect to increased gas and electricity costs under the European Commission's Temporary Crisis Framework (TCF). Applications…

Compensation for energy costs for businesses: basic parameters

The expected aid for companies facing increased natural gas and electricity costs due to extraordinary energy price increases is imminent. The government has specified the terms of the programme with an expected allocation of up to CZK 30 billion…

TREND programme to support development of 5G technologies

In October, the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) announced the 8th call to participate in research and experimental development under the TREND programme with a focus on the development of 5G and higher technologies.

TREND programme for newcomers

The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) has announced the preliminary parameters of the next call for proposals under the TREND programme to support industrial research and experimental development. The 9th call is intended to kick-start…

Transport 2030 programme to support research and innovation in transportation

The government has approved a programme to support applied research and innovation in transport. The estimated budget of CZK 1.95 billion will be distributed via four calls over eight years.

Long-awaited first calls under OP TAC

On 1 September 2022, the new Operational Programme Technology and Application for Competitiveness (OP TAC) started accepting applications for the Application, Innovation, and Energy Savings programmes. The Application and Energy Savings programmes…

New calls to support photovoltaic power plants

On 30 June 2022, the Ministry of Environment announced two calls from the Modernisation Fund under the RES+ programme to support renewable energy sources. Both calls aim to support the installation of photovoltaic power plants

Promotion of corporate circular economy solutions

On 20 July 2022, the Ministry of Industry and Trade announced the first call for support for the circular economy under the National Recovery Plan. The programme is designed to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.