Financing & Incentives

Get support and financing for your investment project in Catalonia

As a Catalan government agency, we’re in the best position to provide tailor-made support and financial aids for your business in Barcelona-Catalonia.  We will assist you during the application process and negotiation.

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Increase the viability of your project with in-depth knowledge on financing possibilities and incentives.

The Financing & Incentives service helps you implement your new investment in Barcelona-Catalonia or expansion project, sourcing the business aids, incentives and financing options available in Catalonia, Spain, and the European Union.

Our Financing & Incentives service comes with the peace of mind of having us at your side when you present projects as well as during all subsequent applications and negotiations. With us, you get:

  • Specific information on incentives and financing options in Catalonia both from the Catalan government and other public sources and programs (local, national, and European) adjusted to your project.
  • Expert advice and tailor-made assistance during the process of applying and negotiating funding and incentives, and when presenting projects.
  • Follow-up of the application and the resolution and decision procedures.
  • Incentives and financing news alert service in line with your company profile.
  • Main incentive programs offering both preferential grants and loans for business projects focusing on: R&D and Innovation, training, energy efficiency and sustainability, investment in fixed assets, and job creation.
  • Specific incentives program aimed at the attraction of new business activity in Catalonia.

“The financial support given to us by Catalonia Trade & Investment has been allocated mainly to the hiring of specialized personnel, something that reinvested into the region’s wealth”

Marta Echarri, General Manager Spain at N26

Marta Echarri

Success stories.

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    The experience of Nupik International with the Financing & Incentives service

    Italian company Nupik International specializes in the manufacturing of disposable catering products. The company invested in new infrastructures in Polinyà (Barcelona) to work with materials that are an alternative to plastic, such as cardboard or cellulose fiber.

    Through Catalonia Trade and Investment, they qualified for the Incentives Program for High Impact Business Investments. Josep Verdaguer, Financing director at Nupik International, says that “working with Catalonia Trade & Investment has been very positive. They assessed us in the type of incentives we could get and matched them with our project”.

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    Ansgar Kriwet, Festo: “Catalonia is one of the industrial centers in Europe”

    The German company Festo, one of the leading companies in industrial automation in Europe, chose Barcelona over 250 other locations to establish their global digital sales hub.

    Ansgar Kriwet, Member of the Management Board of Sales at Festo, said: “Catalonia Trade & Investment guided us through the process of getting financial support for the implementation of our digital hub and helped us connect to the ecosystem in Catalonia, to open doors for us, which has been a wealth of opportunities for Festo”.

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