Corfo's support programs for investors, allow the co-funding of the following activities:

Pre investment studies execution.

Technological infrastructure implementation.

Specialized Human Capital recruitment and hiring.

Activities associated to a supplier development program.

Investment grant

Integrated Foster Initiatives

It supports the implementation of technological investment projects, whether they are new projects or at an expansion stage.

  • 30% of the investment done by the business during the first two years of the project implementation. It applies for USD 2 million investment projects or higher. The máximum co-funding per project is up to USD 5 million. Hiring and training of specialized human capital. Supplier’s development program activities. Technological asset expenditures. It funds up to 30% of the amount granted by Corfo.
  • Hiring and training of specialized human capital.
  • Supplier’s development program activities.
  • Technological asset expenditures. It funds up to 30% of the amount granted by Corfo.
Funds up to
30%

Support Program for Projects at a Pre-Investment Stage.

It supports the implementation of pre-investment studies to encourage and accelerate the decision-making process aimed to invest in new projects or to expand the company’s current capacities.

It funds up to 70% of the pre-investment studies cost, with a maximum of USD 250,000 for USD 2 million investment projects or higher.

Funds up to
70%

Guarantees for access to bank financing

Pro Investment Guarantee.

This program is intended to improve the access and funding conditions for companies developing an investment project, through guarantees granted to the financial lending institutions. aaIt guarantees up to 80% of the funds needed with a maximum of USD 4 million.

Guarantees up to
80%
Allow a reduction of
35%

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R&D Tax Incentive.

This tax incentive, allows a reduction in the Income Tax of 35% of the investment in R&D, by tax credit. With a maximum of USD 1.2 million. It also allows to consider the remaining 65% of R&D investment, as required expenses to deduct Income Tax.

This tax benefit is complementary to other Corfo´s programs and subsidies.

Grants for innovation

Technological Contracts

It promotes links and partnerships between companies and suppliers of knowledge, helping to solve problems through contracts for technological innovation.

It finances up to 70%, 60% or 50% of the contracts for technological innovation projects, depending on the size of the company, with a maximum funding of USD 300,000.

Funds up to
70%

L1: Products or Processes Innovation (Prototypes).

L1 is a subsidy for testing development, experimentation, the improvement of processes, design and prototyping construction, among other activities.

It finances up to 70%, 60% or 50% of the total project cost, depending on the size of the company, with a maximum funding of USD 90,000.

L2: Innovations Validation and Packaging.

L2 is a grant for development initiatives related with the adjustment prototype, validation, testing, expansion and approvals.

Finances up to 70%, 60% or 50% of the total project cost, depending on the size of the company, with a maximum of USD 300,000.

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