CARFI, S. A. submitted on 02/05/2020 an application to PORTUGAL 2020 in the context of the call to tender no. 07/SI/2020, PRODUCTIVE INNOVATION, for which was assigned the number 48319, within the Operation Regional Centre Program, accordingly to the specific regulation in the field of competitiveness and international presence (RECI) that was approved on 07/01/2021. The contract/ Terms of acceptance was signed last 12/01/2021.
This project arose due to the need to increase Productive Capacity, to introduce Innovative Productive processes for the production of products, to the necessity of investing in machines and molds for creating products, in more automation and Innovative System of Collection of Data in Real Time in Machines autonomizing processes in the Industry 4.0 area, in innovative processes, equipments, software and hardware needed for IDI – Development Department to improve the ability to create new products and also expenses spent in Marketing by the new WEB-SITE, based on the digital economy, to carry out Market Prospecting for increase sales to international markets.
A total investment of 658,208.42 Euros was applied with an Eligible Investment of 608,481.76 Euros and with reimbursement from the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) only of Non-Refundable Incentive of 152,120.44 Euros.