In terms of financing, you can apply for various forms of state aid in Slovenia, which are granted through public tenders.
The Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia prepares policies and implements programmes and measures that promote entrepreneurship. In addition to the Ministry, related programmes are also being carried out by the Slovene Enterprise Fund.
Slovene Enterprise Fund (SEF)
Every year, SEF opens an invitation to tender for state aid for development and expansion investments aimed at small and micro enterprises in Slovenia. Within a programme entitled “Young Enterprises”, the Fund has devised a range of products for young and innovative enterprises. These products accompany the enterprise from start-up or the beginning of product development to the stages of checking market potential, entry in the market and expansion to new markets.
The most notable incentives include those for P2 product development, for entry in the market SK75 and SK 200, and micro-credits for further growth. For more on current tenders, please see SEF’s website.
In addition to SEF, support for the financing and development of companies is offered by:
In addition to the above possibilities of raising capital, there are also subsidies and other forms of state aid:
The Knowledge Transfer Office is in contact with international investors and investment funds specialised in various fields. We can connect them with researchers who offer potential innovations, and establish connections for potential collaboration.