Operational Programmes For The "growth And Jobs" 1.2.1. Specific Objective "to Increase Private Sector Investment In The" P& "action Aid 1.2.1.2 Technology Transfer System For The Development Of Implementing Rules"

Original Language Title: Darbības programmas "Izaugsme un nodarbinātība" 1.2.1. specifiskā atbalsta mērķa "Palielināt privātā sektora investīcijas P&A" 1.2.1.2. pasākuma "Atbalsts tehnoloģiju pārneses sistēmas pilnveidošanai" īstenošanas noteikumi

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 692 Riga 2016 October 25 (Mon. No 57 24) action programme "growth and employment" 1.2.1. specific objective "to increase private sector investment in the" P& "action aid 1.2.1.2 technology transfer system development" implementation rules issued under the European Union's structural funds and the cohesion fund the 2014 – 2020 programming period management law of 6 and article 20 paragraph 13 i. General questions 1. determines: 1.1. procedures for implementing the action programme "growth and employment" 1.2.1. specific objective "to increase private sector investment in 1.2.1.2." P& "support measures for technology transfer system perfecting the "(hereinafter measure); 1.2. the objectives of the measure; 1.3. in the event the funds available; 1.4. the requirements of the European regional development fund project (hereinafter the project) to the applicant; 1.5. the eligible cost of the operation and the conditions of the question; 1.6. agreement on the implementation of the unilateral notice conditions; 1.7. the simplified conditions of application costs and procedures. 2. The terms used in the following terms: 2.1 research organisation – the entity that meet the Commission's June 17, 2014 Regulation (EU) No 651/2014, by which certain categories of aid compatible with the internal market, applying the contract article 107 and 108 (Official Journal of the European Union, 2014 26 June, no L 187) (hereinafter Regulation No 651/2014), article 2 the definition set out in paragraph 83; 2.2. transfer of knowledge (technology) – any process whose objective is to obtain, collect and distribute knowledge, including skills and competencies of both business activity and with them not related activities, such as research collaboration, consulting, licensing, new business creation, publication, and the researchers and other employees engaged in these activities, mobility. In addition to the scientific and technical knowledge, it includes other types of knowledge, such as knowledge of how to apply the standards and regulations that they included, and on the environmental conditions of operation, organizational innovation methods, as well as knowledge management, related to the identification of intangible assets, acquisition, protection, advocacy and use. All profits from such activities are again invested in research or research infrastructure operating; 2.3. the commercialization strategy – a specific product or technology is reflected in the description of the successive steps of a product or technology development from concept to market, as well as the choice between the use of the industrial property right is granted to another person (the license agreement, patent sales) or creating a new merchant on scientific developments and recommend what information is to be prepared to get potential licensees or investment fund attention and offer them the design or technology; 2.4. commercialization offer-specific product or technology developed by description (contains information on these technologies and market outlets, product or technology, the protection of industrial property protection, product or technology advantages among other competing products or technologies, marketing strategy), the aim of which is to provide sufficient information to the prospective licensee or an investor to take a positive decision on the license or patent acquisitions or investments in the product or technology; 2.5. effective cooperation — cooperation that comply with Regulation No 651/2014 article 90, paragraph 2; 2.6. new product – the goods and services that are completely new or that you have improved the functional characteristics and the expected route of administration that is new or improved merchant level; 2.7. new product software is: 2.7.1. research and development to develop new theoretical computer science theorems and algorithms; 2.7.2. the development of information technology, as well as the operating system, programming language, data management, communication, software and software development tools; 2.7.3. internet technologies; 2.7.4. software design, development, deployment or maintenance methods of research; 2.7.5. software development that improves the acquisition, transmission, storage, acquisition of data storage systems, use, and display a generic method; item 2.7.6. pilot developments for missing technological knowledge needed for the development of software or systems; 2.7.7. the software tool or technology research and development in specialized areas of computer science (image processing, geographic data display, text recognition, artificial intelligence and other); 2.8. new technology, changes in technology, equipment and software, which improves the production or provision of services, processes, or methods that have new or improved merchant level; 2.9. related project-action programme "growth and employment" specific support 1.1.1. objective "to increase scientific research institutions of Latvia and the innovative capacity and the ability to attract external funding, investing in human capital and infrastructure" measure "Practical 1.1.1.1. Guidelines Research" within the project, whose implementation is used as the basis for this rule 19.3. referred to technology transfer and research applications; 2.10. jaunuzņēmum – a corporation with high growth potential, which main activity is associated with innovative, scalable business models and product development, production and development of (internationally used term in the English language in startup). 3. the meaning of these provisions for a new product or technology not considered: a process 3.1 parts of the use; 3.2. the substitution of capital (the modules used identical modules, extensions, which do not give rise to specification improvements, equipment and software updates); 3.3. component price change due to change (the product or production process productivity changes not product innovation, such as in the production of computer chips, decreasing the price of the same model computer sales price reduction); 3.4. adjustments to the product specific needs (for example, by a custom-designed solution for a particular customer); 3.5. the daily, seasonal and cyclical changes and improvements (for example, clothing production in the new season collections are not considered innovation); 3.6. other product or process for resale; 3.7. the aesthetic changes, taste and smell changes and other improvements for marketing purposes, that does not change the functions, applications or technical characteristics; 3.8. the organizational process improvement activities of economic operators; 3.9. in the field of software: the business of 3.9.1. software and information systems development; 3.9.2. current system support; 3.9.3 computer language conversion and translation; 3.9.4. the replenishment with new functionality to users; 3.9.5. debugging the system; 3.9.6. adaptation of existing software; 3.9.7. user documentation preparation; 4. the objective of the measure is contributing to the Latvian smart specialisation strategies objectives to support the commercialization of research results, the development of competence of public research organisations, promoting this research organization owned by the commercialization of research results both in Latvia and abroad, to increase research income from the commercialization of research results or research results into successful business as well as the promotion of innovation activities in detail (micro), small and medium-sized komersanto, technology transfer support by giving them new or significantly improved product or technology development. 5. in the event the target group is business operators and research organisations. 6. the planned Measures the total attributable funds is eur 42 352 941, including the European regional development fund – 34 500 000 euro, government funding, and private co-financing of eur 6 088 235 – 1 764 706 euro. Project applications for the implementation of common measures in the funding plans to no more than 20 294 118 euros, including the European regional development fund – 17 250 000 euros (the amount of the reserve of eur 17 250 000) and national budget funding – 3 044 118 euro (reserve volume 3 044 117 euros), anticipating the outcome indicator planning according to this provision the amount referred to in paragraph 8. 7. From 1 January 2019, a responsible authority following the decision of the European Commission for the implementation of performance frameworks may propose measures to increase the total available funding to apply the rules referred to in paragraph 6 to the planned maximum. 8. Measure the achievable indicators: table of results 8.1 – up to 2022 31 December linked to private investment in research and development – 1 764 706 eur; 8.2. outcome indicators: 8.2.1. supported the commercialization of research results in a number of projects, including 100 up to 31 December 2018 has supported the commercialization of research results of 15 projects; 8.2.2. the number of supported merchants that receive grants, 320, including up to 2018 31 December is supported 48 merchants, receiving the grant; 8.2.3. the supported number of operators who receive aid to launch new products,-320, including up to 2018 31 December is supported 48 merchants who receive support to market new products; 8.3. the specific outcome indicators in store-made-for-television products and technologies, the number of companies supported by aid (actual value); 8.4. financial performance – up to 2018 December 31 are certified expenses 6 352 941. 9. the measures implemented in the restricted application of the project selection. Project application submission shall issue once for all the funding available for the measure. 10. The responsible authority shall perform the functions of the Ministry of economy (hereinafter referred to as the responsible authority). 11. cooperation authority decision on the approval of the project application, approval or rejection of the terms adopted in the month from the closing date for the submission of the application, set the project application selection rules.
II. Project requirements the applicant 12. applicant Projects measure has a direct regulatory authority which aim is to promote the competitiveness of enterprises in Latvia and eksportspēj on international markets, promoting foreign investment, implementing a national tourist development policy and public policy innovation. 13. the applicant may submit a draft project submissions only on these provisions in chapters III, IV and V of eligible activities set out in the implementation. 14. the project applicant project application under the rules drawn up for the selection of the project application and submit it to the authority, in cooperation with the cohesion policy fund management information system.
III. Technology transfer promotion and coordination of the proceedings 15. Measure this provision, paragraph 12, requesting the project provides a single technology transfer Centre (hereinafter referred to as the Centre) project. 16. in the framework of the Centre encourages technology transfer and public procurement be carried out by qualified and competent personnel in accordance with the provisions referred to in paragraph 19 of the project implementation strategy. 17. the Centre implements the following: 17.1. eligible transactions, which ensure the implementation of the provisions referred to in point 16 staff: 17.1.1. The Ministry of education and science national research, and other applied research projects and the results of the monitoring programme to identify timely commercialization opportunities; 17.1.2. research organization owned by the analysis of the study results to identify commercialization opportunities, including the potential for the commercialization of research results in the original assessment; 17.1.3. the participation that 21.8. referred to the implementation of the assisted actions to ensure the monitoring, control and inspection functions; 17.1.4. interests and cooperation between prospective research design ideas komercializētāj and research organisations on their property in the commercialization of research results; 17.1.5. the provision of information and advice that rule 29 and 42 for the aid referred to in paragraph applicants for this rule and 17.1.6 17.1.7. referred to the activities supported within the available funds; 17.1.6. the public research organisation the commercialization of research results and patenting activity; 17.1.7. "voucher" innovation support services for the small (micro), small and medium-sized business operators; 17.1.8. an information system for the compilation of data and information, this provision, 17.1.1 17.1.6. and 17.1.7. eligible activities referred to in (a); 17.2. the eligible actions implementing the outsourcing: 17.2.1. the international technology market research and potentially fast-growing innovative and scientifically intensive technology segment identification and recommendations for research organizations on possible lines of research and commercialization potential; 17.2.2. research organisations understanding of technology transfer and the management of industrial property policy, licensing agreements and other forms of transfer of intellectual property management; 17.2.3. Latvia's image abroad innovation; 17.2.4. scenarios of future development of research, innovation and technological development, including priority research, development and innovation in the areas of participation and dialogue, using methods and modelling (foresight methodologies). This referred to the eligible actions within the results available to the public, and they contribute smart specialisation strategies and in the implementation of the monitoring system. 18. The direct eligible costs: 18.1 17.1. This provision referred to the implementation of the activities supported: 18.1.1. project implementation staff remuneration costs, including wages, State social insurance payments, benefits and compensation. Compensation costs are considered part of the cost of the project if employees not less than one month, at least 30% of their working time devoted to the implementation of the project and is shown on the timesheet system or the timesheet table; 18.1.2. subsistence allowance (travel) costs is attributable to not more than five persons in accordance with the laws of the order in which the recoverable with missions and staff travel-related expenses. The total number of days in the mission including operating time and in addition to not more than three days. Business travel (travel) eligible costs include: 18.1.2.1. daily allowance; 18.1.2.2. hotels (accommodation) services-related expenditure (including service provider specific additional costs, without which it is not possible to buy the basic service). Hotels (accommodation) fees are applied only for those nights that corresponds to the number of days spent in the mission. Hotels (accommodation) costs are attributable to the use of intermediary services, if the service does not include commissions. If the hotel (accommodation) services purchased via the intermediary of cost-effective services to make sure that does not cover the fees of the mediator, the mediator should be shown separately on the invoice, direct service providers, payments made by an intermediary fees, value added tax and other necessary information for verification of costs; 18.1.2.3. costs related to economy class public transport use (including service provider specific additional costs, without which it is not possible to buy basic services) up to the end and back to the permanent jobs, as well as charges for shipping, if planned more trips. Travel (transport) expenses are attributable to the use of intermediary services, if the service does not include commissions. If the road (transport) services purchased through the intermediary of cost-effective services to make sure that does not cover the fees of the mediator, the mediator should be shown separately on the invoice, direct service providers, payments made by an intermediary fees, value added tax and other necessary information for checking costs. This point does not apply to the Latvian investment and Development Agency and discussed marketing missions abroad involving higher officials; 18.1.2.4. the costs of transport of luggage to exhibitions or conferences (seminars) venue and back up to the permanent jobs, as well as the fee for the transfer. If the luggage transport services purchased via the intermediary of cost-effective services to make sure that does not cover the fees of the mediator, the mediator should be shown separately on the invoice, direct service providers, payments made by an intermediary fees, value added tax and other related information for verification of costs; 18.1.2.5. travel insurance costs and a one-time individual or group visa cost no more than five persons. If travel insurance and visa receiving services purchased via the intermediary of cost-effective services to make sure that does not cover the fees of the mediator, the mediator should be shown separately on the invoice, direct service providers, payments made by an intermediary fees, value added tax and other necessary information for verification of costs; 18.1.3. International Exhibition Organizer registration fee, direct Organizer set the membership fee for participation in the international exhibition, kontaktbirž and trade missions; 18.1.4. Organizer determine the membership fee for participation in the Conference (seminar); 18.1.5.17.1.1. these provisions, and in paragraph 17.1.2.17.1.4. the following are attributable cost of translation services; 18.1.6. insurance (such as health, life, property, vehicles, equipment, civil liability) cost to the project, you need to determine the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia; 18.1.7. necessary outsourcing (training, expert advice, legal services, technology transfer professionals Association, and other outsourcing studies) costs and the costs of supplies; 18.1.8. value added tax in accordance with relevant laws and regulations in the field of taxes and charges the beneficiary can't be replaced in part or in full; 18.1.9. software and licenses it under laws and budget cost classification; 18.2. this rule 17.2. eligible activities referred to in: 18.2.1. marketing activity costs, marketing plan development, publication and production of marketing materials (including the preparation, translation, layout) and distribution costs, the fee for the placement of materials in different media (for example, brochures, booklets, posters, internet and print media, Flash drive, CD, DVD), seminars, competitions and Conference organisational and membership costs, expenses, fees of presentation consultants; 18.2.2. other necessary services (e.g., training, expert advice, legal services, technology transfer professionals Association, research) cost and supply costs; 18.2.3. the value added tax in accordance with the laws and regulations in the area of taxes and duties to the beneficiaries cannot be recovered in part or in full. 19. The beneficiary of these rules referred to in paragraph 17, eligible actions shall be implemented in accordance with the implementation strategy of the project, which contains detailed information on the implementation of the project plan, objectives, technology transfer and the commercialization of environmental problems and their solutions in Latvia, the staff of the Centre, their job tasks and functions, as well as the objectives, to ensure that the objectives referred to in paragraph 4. Project implementation strategy adds the project submission. 20. Aid intensity that provision referred to in paragraph 17 of the implementation of the activities supported are 100%, noting that the European regional development fund co-financing is not more than 85% of the total eligible project funding. 21. The rules referred to in paragraph 17 of the administration of the activities supported are attributable to the funding recipient project management costs-project management staff remuneration cost for project activities to planning, coordination and control, including the provision of documentation of the project costs, project procurement organization and control costs. Compensation costs are considered part of the cost of project management if employees not less than one month, at least 30% of their working time devoted to the implementation of the project and is shown on the timesheet system or the timesheet table. The maximum amount of funding the project management costs are no more than 56 580 per year. 22. the funding recipient project eligible indirect costs in accordance with the single rate of 15% of the cost of these provisions 18.1.1. in subparagraph and in paragraph 21 the staff eligible costs.
IV. Public research organization research commercialization and patenting of results of activity of the Fund 23. Establishes an independent technology transfer and economic activities related to the research project for the evaluation of the application of these provisions of the Commission referred to the assisted 17.1.6. operation. The Commission is made up of: 23.1. representatives with voting rights from: 23.1.1. Latvian investment and development agency; 23.1.2. Ministry of the economy; 23.1.3. Ministry of education and science; 23.1.4. employers, industries, businesses and health industry representative organisations; 23.1.5. The Latvian Science Council; 23.1.6. The Latvian Academy of Sciences; 23.2. the representatives of the observer rights: 23.2.1. Technological University and University of the Consortium; 23.2.2. National Institute of the Association. 24. Technology transfer and the economic activities related to the evaluation of applications for research within the framework of the Commission may invite representatives of other institutions. 25. Technology transfer and economic activities related to research application evaluation the Commission shall assess and provide recommendations on the provisions of paragraph 30 of the aid referred to in this provision of funding 35. and 37. eligible activities referred to in this provision of the aid referred to in paragraph 29 of the funding applicants. 26. the decision for this rule 30, paragraph support funding this rule 33. activities referred to in paragraph 1 shall be adopted for the implementation of the funding requested in accordance with the requested funding to develop the aid procedure. The beneficiary before the technology transfer or economic activity unrelated to research the application switch cooperation agreement with these rules referred to in paragraph 29 research organization. 27. the decision for this rule 30, paragraph support the financing of 35 of these regulations, and in paragraph 37 of the implementation of the actions shall be adopted in accordance with the beneficiary the beneficiary of the grant of the aid established by the order and the rules referred to in paragraph 25 of the recommendations. The beneficiary before the technology transfer or economic activity unrelated to research the application switch cooperation agreement with these rules referred to in paragraph 29 research organization. 28. The beneficiary shall develop technology transfer and economic activities related to the research for the evaluation of the application of the Statute of the Commission, the application of the evaluation criteria and weighting methodology in accordance with the provisions of the strategy referred to in paragraph 19. 29. To support this provision referred to in paragraph 17.1.6. Fund eligible research organisation, which is the Ministry of education and science of the scientific institutions registered in the register of universities, which are public persons derived this University and University departments of the Agency, as well as research institutes, which are derived public persons. 30. the amount of the aid to one technology transfer and economic activities related to research application is up to 300 000 eur with a maximum aid intensity up to 90% on one project. The funding referred to in this paragraph may be obtained from: 30.1. these provisions referred to in paragraph 33 the eligible activities, if these actions this rule 31.2. referred to results of research; 30.2. the rules referred to in paragraph 35 eligible technology transfer transactions, if technology transfer at the time of submission of the project has been developed the commercialization strategy and technical-economic feasibility studies of Regulation No 651/2014 article 87, paragraph 2, definition; 30.3.37. these provisions referred to by the eligible business activity-related research activities, if by the time of the research project has developed a commercialization strategy and technical-economic feasibility studies of Regulation No 651/2014 article 87, paragraph 2, definition. 31. This rule 30, paragraph funding may receive research organisations to further develop the technology transfer and research projects that meet all of these conditions: 31.1. technology transfer and research applications is not the economic activity related project, within which the research organization pursuing activities which are not economic in nature; 31.2. technology transfer and the economic activities related to research application based on the previous results of research projects related to independent research and development, to get more knowledge and better understanding, including the effective cooperation in joint research and development. If the results obtained in the effective cooperation in the research organisation shall produce proof of study of the contractual partners on its rights to the intellectual property and right to use it for further research, as well as to dispose of this intellectual property; 31.3. the main activity of the research organisations not part of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union article 107 the scope defined in paragraph 1, and research organisations operating manifestations are: 31.3.1. training to bring staff numbers and qualifications; 31.3.2. independent research and development, to get more knowledge and better understanding, including joint research and development, a research organization engaging in effective cooperation; 31.3.3. dissemination of research results, without exclusivity and discrimination, including through teaching, open access, open the database of publications or open source software; 31.3.4. knowledge and technology transfer activities when undertaken by research department or research organisations (a subsidiary of the company, in which the participation of the parent company's share exceeds 50 percent, or in which the parent company has a majority and which comply with that rule 2.1. the research referred to in the definition of the Organization), or the research organisation jointly with other research organisations, research organisations or with third parties, open competition contracts for certain services, and all profits from such operations are again invested in the research organization's core business; 19.5. If research organisation intellectual property license agreements with licensees, the following requirements are met: 31.4.1. intellectual property license agreements with licensees, established for the open competition, thereby avoiding the possibility to conclude exclusive license agreements with partners; 31.4.2. Research Organization for all licensee votes economic advantages receive the compensation equivalent to the market price for the intellectual property rights resulting from research and technology transfer with non-economic activities within the framework of the application of research activities. If it is not possible to determine the market price, the market price of the proof is intellectual property in a public auction in accordance with the legislation on tendering or negotiated procedure between the documented research organization – the licensor and licensee-in which the licensor has obtained the maximum price for their intellectual property rights; 31.5. the beneficiary of financial analysis to determine the funding deficit, which should finance from public funds in accordance with the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 regulations No 1303/2013 laying down common provisions on the European regional development fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European agricultural fund for rural development and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and fisheries and general provisions on the European regional development fund , The European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and fisheries, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 (hereinafter referred to as the Council Regulation No. 1303/2013), article 61, paragraph 7, point "b" and point 8 of article 65 conditions, if this rule 19.3. research referred to in or linked to the application of the project results in gaining revenue from the project for the transfer of knowledge and technology and overall this rule 19.3. research referred to in the application and the related eligible cost of the project exceeds 1 000 000 euros. The financial analysis indicates that rule 19.3. referred to technology transfer and the application of research investment and revenue and associated project investment and income (if applicable); 19.6. the earnings that the research organisation for the benefit of the commercialization of the project that are co-financed from the rule referred to in paragraph 17.1.6. the Fund is again to be invested in research organisations operating; 19.7. the research organisation provides technology transfer and economic activities related to the implementation of the research of the application of financial flows clearly separated from other research organisations operating financial flows during project implementation and five years after the implementation of the project; 19.8. the implementation of the technology transfer and economic activities related to research application, the individual is ensured by the implementation of the project related to the financial transactions of the revenue and expenditure accounting records, as well as activities and implementing the related financial flows separation according to the regulations on the procedures for recording the financial statements for State, local, foreign, European Union, other international organisations and institutions, financial aid (financial assistance), gifts and donations, whether in cash or in kind. 32. in order to ensure that these provisions do not overlap, mentioned in paragraph 30, with economic activity in the context of the application of research technology readiness level (according to international standard ISO 16290:2013) is next in sequence technology readiness level (according to international standard ISO 16290:2013) following this rule 31.2. previously referred to research projects of technology readiness levels (according to international standard ISO 16290:2013) at the end of the research project. 33. This rule 30.1. the conditions referred to in the framework of the funding is allocated to the following eligible activities: 33.1. commercialization strategy preparation; 33.2. the technical-economic feasibility studies according to Regulation No 651/2014 article 87, paragraph 2, definition. 34. The eligible costs this rule 33, paragraph for the implementation of the activities supported: 34.1. outsourcing and supply costs this rule 33.1. eligible activities referred to in the implementation; 21.3. the measures to be implemented in the framework of the technical-economic priekšizpēš of direct eligible costs (costs are attributable only to the extent that they relate to a particular project): 34.2.1. salary (including sickness allowance (disability page A, which are paid by the employer), annual leave, vacation compensation) and the employer made State social security payments, as well as other laws and regulations in the field of labour law, workers laid the right required payments to be made to carry out the activities supported. Remuneration for work is determined reasonable, taking into account the volume and nature of work and direct staff costs involved professionals; 34.2.2. subsistence allowance (travel) costs according to this provision, 18.1.2. the conditions referred to in subparagraph; 34.2.3. for the implementation of the study room, instruments and equipment depreciation costs, insofar as they are used with non-economic activities the research activities of the application. Do not cover the space, instruments and equipment depreciation costs if their acquisition or creation already received support from another aid measure or project; 34.2.4. Tools, equipment, equipment rentals, as far as they are used in technical-economic feasibility studies; 34.2.5. projected material (physical, biological, chemical and other material, the test animals, reagents, chemicals, laboratory utensils, medicine research) and their shipping costs, in so far as they are used in technical-economic feasibility studies; 34.2.6. other external costs of implementing the study purchased from third parties, if the services are used only for technical-economic feasibility studies; 21.3. the costs relating to the technical-economic feasibility of application management costs (staff remuneration cost for the operation to be carried out in the framework of planning, coordination and control, including the fee for the provision of the application dossier to the European Union and national level the statutory requirements, the procurement organization and control costs). Compensation costs are considered part of the application management costs when employees not less than one month, at least 30% of their working time devoted to the implementation of the application, and is shown on the timesheet system or the timesheet table; 21.4. contingencies this provision referred to in paragraph 34.2 cost of no more than 5% from the direct and indirect costs of research. No expenditure in excess of this 5% threshold referred to in (a), be considered as additional expenses or incidence that the implementation of the application, and the application implementer to meet from its own resources; 34.5. indirect costs in accordance with the single rate of 15% of costs from this provision and 21.3 34.2.1. costs mentioned in points. 35. This rule 30.2. the conditions referred to in the implementation of the funding is allocated to the following eligible activities the provisions referred to in paragraph 29 of the technology transfer applicants: application for participation in the international exhibition 21.8., kontaktbirž, conferences (seminars), individual visits abroad (if the individual visit to provide commercialization strategy) and the membership of Latvian investment and Development Agency organized national trade mission in the stalls and their technology and intellectual property commercialization purposes; 35.2. the strengthening of industrial ownership, invention patent application preparation, registration and maintenance in force until four years after the award (not later than this provision in paragraph 73 above the deadline for implementation of the project); 35.3. the commercialization of the draft, including the offer of expert fundraising commercialization progress market (if it provides commercialization strategy); 35.4. the fundraising license agreement and other intellectual property transfer agreement. 36. The eligible costs of this provision in paragraph 35 that the implementation of the activities supported: 36.1. outsourcing and supply costs these rules 35.3 and 35.4. eligible activities referred to in the implementation; 36.2. International Exhibition Organizer registration fee, set by the organizer directly membership fee for participation in the international exhibition kontaktbirž and trade missions; 36.3. the Organizer determine the membership fee for participation in the Conference (workshop), which takes place in foreign countries; 36.4. the international exhibitions or conferences (seminars) in the rent set by the organizer of the stand design and exhibit area; 22.7. subsistence allowance (travel) costs according to this provision, 18.1.2. the conditions referred to in subparagraph; 22.7. insurance (health, life, property, vehicles, equipment, civil liability) costs to technology transfer for the implementation of the application that you need is determined by the legislation of the Republic of Latvia. If technology transfer application does not cover all the relevant insurance, eligible costs include the part of the insurance costs, corresponding to the application of the term technology transfer; 22.8. professional patentpilnvarniek included in patentpilnvarniek list of the costs of the patent the invention for the preparation of applications; 22.9. the costs to maintain in force the invention patent and patent application; 22.9. the invention patent registration costs; 36.10. costs associated with the transfer of technology application management costs (staff remuneration cost for the operation to be carried out in the framework of planning, coordination and control, including the fee for the provision of the application dossier, the purchasing organization and control costs). Compensation costs are considered part of the application management costs when employees not less than one month, at least 30% of their working time devoted to the implementation of the application, and is shown on the timesheet system or the timesheet table. 37. This rule 30.3. referred to funding for the implementation of the condition is assigned to the following eligible activities the provisions referred to in paragraph 29 of the economic activity of the applicant unrelated research applications for future implementation: 37.1. industrial research pursuant to Regulation No 651/2014 article 85, paragraph 2, definition that is based on the previous results of the research project; 37.2. experimental developments according to Regulation No 651/2014 article 86, paragraph 2, definition that is based on the previous results of the research project. 38. The eligible costs of this provision in paragraph 37 above for the implementation of the activities supported: 38.1. within the framework of the measures to be implemented with the economic activity unrelated to research the application of direct eligible costs (costs are attributable only to the extent that they relate to a particular project): 38.1.1. salary (including sickness allowance (disability page A, which are paid by the employer), annual leave, vacation compensation) and the employer made State social security payments as well as other laws and regulations in the field of labour law, workers laid the right required payments to be made to carry out the activities supported. Remuneration for work is determined reasonable, taking into account the volume and nature of work and direct staff costs involved professionals; 38.1.2. subsistence allowance (travel) costs according to this provision, 18.1.2. the conditions referred to in subparagraph; 38.1.3. Tools, equipment, equipment rentals, as far as they are used in research activities; 38.1.4. projected material (physical, biological, chemical and other material, the test animals, reagents, chemicals, laboratory utensils, medicine research), scientific literature and in the acquisition of equipment and low shipping costs, to the extent that they are used with non-economic activities a research application; 38.1.5. for the implementation of the study room, instruments and equipment depreciation costs, insofar as they are used with economic activity in the research application. Do not cover the space, instruments and equipment depreciation costs, if the acquisition or establishment of the aid has already been granted from another aid measure or project; 38.1.6. insurance (health, life, property, vehicles, equipment, civil liability) cost to the project, you need to determine the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. If the project does not cover all the relevant insurance, eligible costs include such part of the cost of insurance, which correspond to an economic activity unrelated to the date of application for the research; 38.1.7. other external costs of implementing the study purchased from third parties, if the services in question are used only for carrying out the research activities; 38.2. the costs associated with economic activities related to research application management costs (project management staff remuneration cost for project activities to planning, coordination and control, including the fee for the provision of the application dossier to the European Union and national level the statutory requirements of the organisation and control of procurement costs). Compensation costs are considered part of the application management costs when employees not less than one month, at least 30% of their working time devoted to the implementation of the research applications, and is shown on the timesheet system or the timesheet table; 23.8. contingencies this provision referred to 38.1. costs not more than 5% of the research application to the direct and indirect costs of research. No expenditure in excess of this 5% threshold referred to in (a), be considered as additional expenses or incidence that with economic activity unrelated to research during the implementation of the application, and the application of research to bear on its implementer means; 23.9. the indirect costs in accordance with the single rate of 15% of costs from this provision and 38.2 38.1.1. costs mentioned in points. 39. This provision, 35 and 37 33. eligible activities referred to in this provision, paragraph 30 research organizations implement, subject to the conditions of the procurement procedure in accordance with the laws and regulations in the area of public procurement (if applicable).
V. innovation "voucher" support for small (micro), small and medium-sized business operators 40. "innovation voucher" support aims to promote innovation activity in detail (micro), small and medium-sized komersanto, with technology transfer and high-skilled employees in support of new or significantly improved product or technology development that contribute to smart specialisation strategies objectives. 41. The rules referred to in paragraph 17.1.7. eligible activities support the implementation of the following activities: 25.5. technical-economic feasibility studies – potentially a new product or technology assessment and analysis to objectively and intelligently identify new product or technology strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, as well as determine the resources necessary for its implementation and prospects of implementation; 41.2. industrial research required for a new product or technology development, planned research or critical investigation aimed at the acquisition of new knowledge and techniques to use in new product or technology development or to relevant existing product or technology improvement (industrial research includes the necessary complex creation component of the system); 41.3. experimental development including prototyping-scientific knowledge, technological, commercial or other relevant knowledge or skills, combining, modeling or to produce new, modified or improved products or technologies, or actions whose aim is to conceptually define, plan and document new products or technologies. Funding for experimental development be granted on regular or usual changes, introducing products, production lines, manufacturing processes, services, or any other operation in the process of operation, even if such changes mean improvements; 25.7. industrial design product development-product aesthetic and functional solution for the development, while improving or creating engineering, use, ergonomics and brand development. Industrial product design is significantly improved compared to the other existing or market existing product designs and creates a competitive advantage; 25.8. the strengthening of industrial property rights industrial property of the following objects: invention patents, designs and topographies of semiconductor products. The strengthening of industrial property rights also includes activities related to the object of industrial property registration procedure, except for activities related to the licensing, transfer of persons and other disputes; 25.8. new product or technology certification and testing services; 25.9. attracting highly skilled workers – a specific research activity, technological problem solving or a new or significantly improved product or technology development. 42. Support for this provision in paragraph 41 the following, can receive Republic of Latvia enterprise register in the commercial register the merchant who meet in a small (micro), small or medium the status of authorized economic operator in accordance with Regulation No 651/2014 1. definition of the company specified in the annex (hereinafter referred to as the operator). 43. This rule 41.1 41.2 41.3,.,.,.,., and 25.7 25.8 25.8. the actions referred to in the beneficiary shall ensure that the provisions referred to in paragraph 42 merchants in the form of outsourcing, in accordance with the laws and regulations in the area of public procurement. 44. This provision of the aid referred to in paragraph 25.9. the operation can receive a merchant if it meets the following requirements: 44.1. trader does business in the first five years since its registration in the commercial register; 44.2. the merchant has received the qualified investor of venture capital investment in the share capital of at least eur 30 000 for each year of application of the aid. This investment is linked to the implementation of each aid application; 44.3. the operator's revenue from economic activities does not exceed 5 000 000 euro for the first five years of its date of registration; 27.6. the operator's revenue from economic activities does not exceed eur 200 000 in the first two years of the date of registration; 27.7. the merchant's statutes specify that it carried out the operation in the jaunuzņēmum area; 27.7. the merchant retained earnings since its registration in the commercial register of the moment are not distributed dividends and are directed to the development of a capital company; 27.8. the merchant is not reorganized, including not vertically integrated, is not participating in another corporation, the company has undergone the transition to commercial law within the meaning of article 20, and the share capital (shares) are not transferred (transfer does not apply to qualified investors in venture capital and workers ' shares); 27.8. the economic operator meets at least one of the following signs: 44.8.1. it owns or has applied for new or significantly improved products or technologies of industrial property rights; 44.8.2. at least 70% of the personnel is a master's degree or doctoral degree; 44.8.3. research and development is directed at least 50% of it expenditure since the moment of registration of economic operators. 45. support for this provision, 25.9. activities referred to in subparagraph is applicable, subject to the following requirements: 45.1. is linked to the high-skilled workers, who meet at least one of the following signs: 45.1.1. employees have the appropriate higher education, at least master's degree or equivalent (including the acquired abroad) for the natural sciences, mathematics, information technology, engineering, and technology, production and processing, as well as the design according to the regulations on the classification of education; 45.1.2. employees shall have at least three years ' professional experience in a relevant specialty or field in which plans to employ the employee concerned; 45.2. the employee is linked to another Board Member, merchant, and is not employed by other merchants on the employment agreement, contract or in the company; 45.3. the associated employee salaries are greater than the average salary in the country compared with the previous financial year; 28.2. the employee is directly linked to administrative staff. 46. This rule 41.1 41.2 41.3,.,.,.,., and 25.7 25.8 25.8. the activities referred to in point costs are attributable to economic operators if they provide the following service providers: 46.1. research organisations, if they meet one of these conditions: 46.1.1. research body is the Ministry of education and science of the scientific institutions registered in the register of graduate school, which is a derived public person, agency or University this University unit, as well as scientific Institute that is a derived public person; 46.1.2. research organization members (owners, co-owners, managers) is a public person or is cofinancing from public funds and the research organisation is established in a Member State of the European Union, European economic area (EEA) country or the Swiss Confederation; 46.1.3. research organisation is registered in the Ministry of education and science of the scientific institutions, and according to the Ministry of education and science of the Latvian international evaluation of science are assigned a rating of 4 and 5; 46.2. the Member State of the European Union, European economic area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation: 46.2.1. registered bodies competent to apply the rules listed in paragraph 25.8 the IPR registration objects; 46.2.2. recorded and included on the list of professional patentpilnvarniek in patentpilnvarniek; 46.2.3. registered office of national accreditation accredited bodies: 46.2.3.1. the product certification bodies; 46.2.3.2. testing and calibration laboratories. 47. The provision referred to in 25.9. the implementation of the action are eligible personnel costs – associated with employee remuneration (wages, including disease (disability page A, which are paid by the employer), annual leave, vacation leave and compensation) and the employer made State social security payments, as well as other regulations determine workers the right to mandatory payments to be made. Vacation leave and vacation compensation costs are considered eligible if they are made for eligible activities the implementation period). 46.2.1.48. These rules and 46.2.2. service provider referred to costs are attributable only to the strengthening of industrial property rights. 49. The total available funding for this provision to apply 17.1.7. eligible activities referred to in the framework of the euro 11,764,705.76 represents. This rule 41.1 41.2 41.3,.,.,.,., and 25.7 25.8 25.8. the activities mentioned in points total available funding is eur 8 235 294, 25.9. This provision the transaction referred to the total available funding is eur 3,529,411.76. 50. the granting of the aid referred to in paragraph 41 of the rules action is implemented in the framework of an open competition of aid applications. Aid applications are evaluated in accordance with the procedures of the beneficiary (methodology), and choose assign accounts and commercial support for the economic operators. 51. The decisions on the granting of aid for this rule 41. activities referred to in paragraph 1 shall be adopted for the implementation of the funding requested in accordance with the above, the beneficiary of the aid procedure developed and that rule 50 of the assessment referred to in paragraph. 52. the maximum period of 52.1. This provision: 41.1 41.2 41.3,.,.,.,., and 25.7 25.8 25.8. the activities referred to in point is 12 months from the date of the decision to grant support is taken, but no longer than until 2022 30 June; 52.2. the provisions referred to in paragraph 25.9. the operation is 12 months from the date of the decision to grant support is taken, but not longer than until the expiration of five years from the date of registration of the merchant and for no longer than until 2022 June 30. 53. The aid application, the minimum amount of co-financing is not defined. Aid application the maximum amount of co-financing of aid for one merchant group of persons does not exceed 25 000 euro that rule 41.1 41.2 41.3,.,.,.,., and 25.7 25.8 25.8. the activities mentioned in points. 54. The maximum funding intensity per aid application: 54.1. this rule 41.1 41.2 41.3,.,.,.,., and 25.7 25.8 25.8. the actions referred to in paragraph shall be 60% of the cost of outsourcing without value added tax and 100% outsourcing costs part of the value added tax, paid to the provisions referred to in point 12 of the beneficiary; 54.2. This provision of the activity referred to in 25.9. has 45% of this provision in paragraph 47 above. 55. The merchant is eligible for aid: 55.1. If a new product or technology are reasonable request and identify the benefits that could increase the competitiveness and productivity of authorised economic operator; 55.2. If it has developed a new product or technology to the business and development plan of a new product or technology development to deployment in production. 56. This provision, paragraph 40, he will not be eligible for aid if: 56.1. the support granted is subject to one of the European Union's structural funds and the cohesion fund the 2014 – 2020 programming period management rules set out in article 23 of the draft rules of exclusion of applicants; 56.2. it within this measure provided false information or intentionally misled about the European Union's structural funds and the Cohesion Fund co-financed project implementation. 57. If the industry, running the merchant, no investment, but that claim to support eligible sector, he clearly distinguished with the implementation of the assisted actions in related financial flows from other financial flows that rule 41, paragraph during implementation of actions and three years after the implementation of these activities. 58. in the event the merchant can submit an unlimited number of aid applications, per application up to this provision, paragraph 53, the maximum amount of co-financing available. Each aid application merchant can be implemented sequentially, after having completed the previous approved application for aid, a decision on rejection of the application of the previous support or give an opinion about the fact that the decision on the approval of the aid application provided the conditions are not met. 59. The merchant with an aid application to provide proof that the rules referred to in paragraph 41 of eligible during the implementation of the action and three years after the implementation of this action will be submitted to the Central Administration of statistics reports on research, development and innovation of the cost of the Central Statistical Bureau within the time limits and in the form. 60. This provision in paragraph 41 that operation costs are attributable, if this action results (auditable) closing date for submission of the report is the property of the operators. 61. the Related persons shall comply with Regulation No 651/2014 article 3 of annex 1 of the definition laid down in paragraph 3. 62. If this rule 41. activities referred to in paragraph 1 during the implementation of the additional expenses or incidence, the merchant to meet from its own resources. 63. The economic operator shall ensure information and publicity measures laid down by Parliament and the Council regulations No 1303/2013 12. item 2.2. laws and regulations and in the order in which the European Union's structural and cohesion funds in 2014 introduction – 2020 programming period provide a communications and visual identity requirements. 64. The beneficiary shall have the right to unilaterally withdraw from the agreement on the provision of support to this provision in paragraph 41 the implementation of activities referred to in any of the following cases: 64.1. merchants to comply with the agreement on aid, including specific time limits are not complied with or joined other factors that adversely affect or may affect the specific purpose of the aid, its outcome or the result table of the creator; 64.2. the merchant knowingly provided funding to the recipient of false information; 64.3. in other cases provided for by the agreement in the form of aid. 65. The funding recipient, assessing the final report for this rule 41. implementation of the action referred to in paragraph 1, have the right to request additional information from the merchant.
Vi. Project implementation and financing conditions 66. Measure does not apply are the costs that are not related to the implementation of the activities supported the project, and the costs for which the recipient of the aid cannot provide the financial leverage of the supporting documents, except for the documents concerning this provision, paragraph 22, and 38.4. in paragraph 21.4. these indirect costs. 67. The body responsible for the implementation of the project and final interim period can perform project implementation and progress indicators. 68. Through projects receiving funding: 68.1. ensure information and publicity measures, laid down in the Parliament and Council Regulation No 1303/2013 12. item 2.2. laws and regulations and in the order in which the European Union's structural and cohesion funds in 2014 introduction – 2020 programming period provide a communications and visual identity requirements; 68.2. in its tīmekļvietn not less frequently than once every three months puts up-to-date information on the implementation of the project; 68.3. provides project funding related to the assessment; 68.4. ensure that rule 8 the reach; accumulates information about newly 68.5. products and technologies supported in komersanto in accordance with the beneficiary of the payment requests particulars corresponding to the regulations for carrying out the European Union's structural funds and the cohesion fund the 2014 – 2020 programming period. 69. cooperation authority have the right to unilaterally withdraw from the agreement in any of the following cases: 69.1. beneficiary does not comply with the agreement for the implementation of the project, including non-compliance with the time limits set out in the project or have other circumstances occurred which negatively affects or may affect the specific purpose of the aid, its outcome or the result table of the creator; EB 69.2. in other cases provided for in the agreement on the implementation of the project. 70. Purchase required referred to in these regulations for the implementation of the activities supported by the beneficiary in accordance with the laws and regulations in the area of public procurement. Support the integration of environmental requirements in the procurement of goods and services (green procurement). 71. This provision within the framework of chapter III and IV is not supported actions which can be considered as commercial support, for example, any direct or indirect assistance to economic operators, which might create barriers to competition, ensuring benefits to certain economic operators, or specific to the production of goods or services. 72. The beneficiary once a year after the end of the current year shall be submitted to the responsible body of the mid-term review. 73. in support of Specific projects implemented in accordance with the agreement, but not longer than until 2022 31 December. 74. The project site is the Republic of Latvia. 75. In these rules, the costs attributable to the recipient of the funding with the 1 April 2016.
VII. Activities of the Advisory Board and its role in funding the recipient 76. supports the establishment of the Board. Advisory Council composed of representatives from: 76.1. Latvian investment and development agency; 76.2. the technological University and University of the Consortium; 76.3. The Latvian Academy of Sciences; 76.4. The Latvian Science Council; 76.5. National Institute of the Association; 47.6. The Latvian Association of young scientists. 77. The provisions referred to in paragraph 76. Advisory Council mission is to develop these rules referred to in paragraph 19 of the draft implementation strategy, to monitor and control its implementation, as well as make suggestions to improve the strategy. 78. The provisions referred to in paragraph 19 of the draft strategy for the implementation of this provision in paragraph 76 the Board coordinate with the Ministry of education and science and the responsible authority before the submission of the application for the project collaboration. 79. The body responsible for the implementation of the project, you can evaluate these rules referred to in point 19 of the implementation strategy of the project, but this provision in paragraph 76 of the Board in accordance with the opinion of the responsible authority can make the appropriate adjustments to the project implementation strategy, the changes in the agreement with the liaison body.
VIII. With the support of business-related conditions 80. Support merchants that rule 41. actions referred to in points provided in accordance with the European Commission on 18 December 2013 Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013 for the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union and article 107.108. application of the de minimis aid (hereinafter referred to as Commission Regulation No 1407/2013) and regulations on de minimis aid tracking and allocation procedure and de minimis aid form samples and it is considered a commercial support company. 81. The beneficiary operator before the grant of de minimis aid checks the aid shall, together with the fiscal year concerned and the two previous fiscal years of de minimis aid granted does not exceed the Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 3 (2) the maximum amount of de minimis aid. De minimis aid is estimated at one single company level. 82. One single company is an enterprise that satisfies the provisions of Commission Regulation No 1407/13 article 2, paragraph 2. 83. The merchant, pursuant to Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 5 (1) and (2), de minimis aid may not be cumulated with other de minimis aid to Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 3 (2) the limit values, as well as the question may be cumulated with other State aid in respect of the same eligible costs or other public aid for the same venture funding measure If the result of this cumulation is not exceeded the maximum aid intensity or aid amount laid down in State aid or the European Commission decision. 84. The beneficiary of the decision on de minimis aid granted pursuant to Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 may take until the end of the operation of this regulation or until 30 June 2021. 85. The beneficiary and the Merchant provides access to information for 10 years from the date of granting the aid, according to the Commission Regulation No 1407/13 Article 6, paragraph 4. 86. The beneficiary does not grant de minimis aid to the trader if de minimis aid is linked to one of the Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 1 set out in paragraph 1 of the sectors and activities and any of the provisions listed in the annex are not eligible. 87. where the economic operator while operating in one or more of the ineligible sectors and carry out non-assisted activities or other activities that fall under Commission Regulation No 1407/2013, the scope of the de minimis aid recipients supports this sectoral activity or cost segregation in accordance with Commission Regulation No 1407/2013 article 1, paragraph 2. 88. The beneficiary prior to the grant of de minimis aid checks whether the economic operator in accordance with national revenue administered by the tax debtor (fees) in the database of the information available is not a tax or fee debt, including State social security payment for debt, which totals more than eur 150. Prime Minister Māris kučinskis Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of economy of Arvil Ašeraden annex a Cabinet of 25 October 2016. Regulations No 692Nozar and activities that are not intended to support of i. trade sector in accordance with NACE Rev. 2 section G wholesale and retail trade; automotive and motorcycle repair ", except group 45.2" automotive maintenance and repair ".
II. the financial intermediation sector in accordance with NACE Rev. 2 section K financial and insurance activities ".
III. Commercial services sector in accordance with NACE Rev. 2. "operation with L real estate" and "chapter 77 rental and leasing".
IV. The gambling industry in accordance with NACE Rev. 2. ' R arts, entertainment and recreation "and" chapter 92 gambling and betting. " Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of economy of Ašeraden of Arvil