Encouraging private investment has been one of the strategy goals of the regional authorities. Diverse programs with state financing have been implemented therewith in order to support companies willing to settle in Los Ríos.
Support program to strategy projects under pre-investment stage
It facilitates the materialization of pre-investment studies focused on knowing and accelerating the decision-making to materialize or extend productive investments in the country. The support consists of a co-financing covering 70% of the pre-investment study with a maximum of USD$ 260,000 for investment projects from 2 million dollars.
Co-financing of innovation prototypes
It supports the development of new or significantly improved products (goods or services) and processes and improvement or functional validation in the construction of minimum-scale solutions. This co-financing covers –according to the company size– from 50 to 70% of the total cost of the project with a maximum of USD$ 95,000.
Co-financing line for innovation validation and packages
A line that supports projects that imply the development of new or significantly improved products (goods or services) and/or processes from the prototype phase to the validation or package phase to a minimum real scale. This co-financing covers –according to the company size- from 50 to 70% of the total cost of the project with a maximum of USD$ 320,000.
Co-financing lines for research and development (R+D) projects applied to companies
There are diverse lines that support the implementation of R+D projects applied to companies, lines that contribute to take advantage of market opportunities or the solution identification to new challenges. For more information please consult at www.corfo.cl or www.fomentolosrios.cl