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Technology centres

Entities eligible for investment incentives

Businesses interested in developing their own research and development capacities are eligible to apply for investment incentives for technology centres. This relates to both Czech-based companies and foreign companies intending to set up their subsidiaries in the Czech Republic.

Nature and amount of the support

  • Corporate income tax relief
  • Transfer of land at preferential prices
  • Job creation grants amounting to CZK 200,000 per job
  • Employee training or retraining grants covering up to 45 % of the training costs (by company size)
  • Exemption from real estate tax in „favoured industrial zones“
  • The amount of the subsidy is set as a percentage of the size of the investment project and amounts to 45 %, 35 % and 25 % for small, medium and large enterprises, respectively.

Eligibility requirements

  • The investment project must  be carried out in the Czech Republic (outside of the City of Prague)
  • The minimum value of the investment in tangible and intangible fixed assets must  amount to CZK 10 million, of which at least CZK 5 million must  be used to acquire machinery which was manufactured no more than 2 years before the acquisition
  • At least 20 new jobs must  be created and staffed
  • The buildings and equipment acquired must  be environmentally friendly
  • At least 25 % of the investment funding must  be free of any public support
  • Any work on the investment must not be commenced before the submission of the investment incentive project
  • All requirements must  be met within 3 years from the date of the decision on the investment incentive
  • The value and mix of the assets acquired must  remain unchanged for at least 5 years after the requirements have been met
  • The jobs must  be maintained and staffed for a period of at least 5 years from the date of their creation
  • The beneficiaries of the investment incentive must apply all items deductible from their tax base every year in order to reduce their tax base to the maximum extent possible

Strategic investments in manufacturing

This investment project is similar to any other investments to technology centres. The main difference lies in the size of the investment and in the resulting benefits for the investor.

Parameters of the strategic investment

  1. The minimum amount of eligible costs of the investment is CZK 200 million, of which at least CZK 100 million must  be used to acquire machinery for manufacturing purposes
  2. At least 100 new jobs must  be created

Parameters of the strategic investment

In addition to the benefits similar to those of standard investment incentives, strategic investments in technological centres can receive financial support for the acquisition of tangible and intangible fixed assets.  This support currently amounts to 10 % of the value of the assets acquired.