IAPMEI, the Agency for competitiveness and innovation, aims to promote competitiveness and business growth by strengthening innovation, entrepreneurship and business investment in companies that conduct their activities in the areas under the Ministry of Economy.
IAPMEI develops strategies and initiatives to promote entrepreneurship and support business investment and to stimulate business development. The agency supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through a regional network of business support centres, present in 12 cities.
Find information on funding opportunities for start-ups here.
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