Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy


The Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy hereby announces that applications to acquire a Certificate of Innovative Enterprise shall be accepted as from 11.06.2020. Applications should be submitted via email in the following address: innovative.companies@dmrid.gov.cy.

It is noted that the certificate is issued as a support tool for the usage of tax incentives for natural persons investing in an innovative small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) either directly or indirectly through an investment fund or through an alternative trading platform for venture capital investment, in the context of the expansion of the legislation that amends the Taxation Law for a period of 18 months, until 30/6/2021.

For more information, please contact Ms. Elena Pouli at 22205028.

All relevant documents (Practical Guide, Application Form and Annexes) in Greek and English can be found in the website of the Deputy Ministry at the link www.dmrid.gov.cy.


Practical Guide
Annex 1 – Application Form
Annex 2 – Certificate from External Auditor
Annex 3 – Guidelines for drafting a Business Plan
CERTIFIED INNOVATIVE BUSINESSES