The SMEs will be eligible for the minimis allocations from the state budget, from the budget of the Ministry of Economy through the Department of Small and Medium Enterprises, Business Environment and Tourism, under the form of non-refundable amounts, in a percent of 90% of the total eligible costs approved for funding.
The minimis aid shall be granted for a period of 2 consecutive fiscal years, within the limit of the approved credit budget without exceeding the RON equivalent of EUR 100,000.
The estimated minimum number of beneficiary SMEs of the minimis aid was increased from 1,000 to 1,111 SMEs which can get this facility.
The projects proposed for funding will be accepted in the administrative evaluation phase in the order of scores obtained, and in case of a tie, the tiebreaker criteria that prevail are the following, in this order:
After the funding admission the electronic application shall grant to each project an identification number, called Number RUE (Single Electronic Register), and the applicant will be notified by letter in electronic format on the record, and the RUE number of the project.
Applications for funding will be reviewed within budget, in order of their score on the entry form, checks being carried out by the Implementation Unit established at the TOSMEC, within 60 days of the application date.
The start date of the online registration forms will be announced on the website of the institution with at least 5 working days prior to the start of the process.
According to Law, TOSMEC shall perform controls at the headquarter of the SMEs, beneficiary of the de minimis aid, regarding the compliance of the documents related to the eligible expenses under the scheme, respectively on maintaining the investments and employment for a period of three years from their completion.
The irregularities related to the lack of assets purchased by the de minimis aid, the accounting records of those assets, the restriction of the created jobs, the change of use of funding, as well as any other violations of legal norms, the implementation unit, observed by TOSMEC will determine the start of the recovery procedure, in whole or in part, of de minimis aid granted.