Spain Programme for International Cooperation on Research and Development

The spirit of the Program is to promote cooperation between international companies by means of promoting and providing funding support for industry-driven and close to market R&D Projects between Spanish companies in collaboration with entities (companies, research centers, universities, other R&D-performing organizations) of third countries[1].

Selection Criteria

  • The project should be innovative aiming to lead to a new or substantial improvement of a product, process or service with clear commercial potential.
  • The project must have equivalence of effort of R&D activities and resources on both countries.
  • Duration of projects will be from 1 to a maximum of 3 years.
  • The application will be strengthened by the participation of academic and institutional researchers as a component of the R&D project.
  • Minimum Eligibility Criteria: one qualified partner from each country (1 Spanish Company + 1 foreign entity (company/research institution/university or other R&D-performing organization-).
  • Deadline

In 2017 there are 2 Submission Dates for Full Application Form / Proposal under the Unilateral Programme:

Next Deadline: 23rd October 2017

[1] List of countries eligible under CDTI Unilateral Programme - SPAIN Programme for International Cooperation on Industrial R&D: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Pakistan, Peru, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, The Philippines, Tunisia, United States, Vietnam.

Programme Details are attached.