Eligible Companies

SMEs actively participating (through stands and exhibits) in International Business Promotion Fairs held outside the territory of Malta.



Exclusions include: agriculture, forestry and fishing; the processing and marketing of agricultural products; public entities not carrying an economic activity; manufacturing, processing and marketing of tobacco and tobacco products; energy generation, distribution and infrastructure; the steel sector; the coal sector; the shipbuilding sector; the transport sector; the synthetic fibres sector; financial and insurance activities; real estate activities; gambling and betting activities; investment to achieve the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from activities listed in Annex I to Directive 2003/87/ EC; business promotion fairs in Malta; actions resulting in the decommissioning or the construction of nuclear power stations; actions resulting in investment in airport infrastructure unless related to environmental protection or accompanied by investment necessary to mitigate or reduce its negative environmental impact; undertakings engaged in an illegal economic activity.


Eligible Costs

Rental of the exhibition space/stand; contractual services related to the construction and setting-up of the stand; air travel; accommodation; design and printing of branding material; shipment of exhibits.


Maximum Grant

50% of eligible expenditure up to €10,000.