Digitalise Your Business Grant

The Digitalise Your Business Grant scheme has been introduced as from 1 January 2024. This incentive seeks to assist enterprises through non-repayable Grants to part-finance investment to digitalise their operations, and hence improve their resilience, efficiency, productivity and customer experience by addressing new digital capabilities and digitalised processes such as product and process design and engineering, end-to-end procurement, supply chain/distribution and after sales.

What costs are covered by this grant scheme?

This Grant Scheme will support eligible enterprises to procure:

a) e-Commerce Website; and

b) Digital Solutions including:

  • Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and Custom Software
  • Hardware (such as Laptops, Docking Station, Port Replicator, Monitors, Tablets)
  • Analytical Tools (including necessary hardware and software)
  • Cyber Security systems
  • Cloud computing
  • Routers, switches and WIFI related equipment
  • Other hardware, software or Digital Solutions (identified in the application and not already identified above, which the division may consider eligible under this scheme)
  • Installation including any training costs on the use of the specific item acquired under points above and included in the purchase price of the item in question, and thus from the same provider.

What is the maximum benefit which one can obtain through this scheme?

The maximum grant value is set at €120,000 for eligible actions, with an additional 7% flat rate to finance any indirect costs related to the investment (for a maximum of €128,400), part-financing eligible costs up to 50% for investments in Malta and 60% for investments in Gozo.

This scheme falls under the De Minimis Regulations  in that a single Undertaking may not receive more than €300,000 in de minimis aid from any public funding (EU Funds and/or any national funds) over a rolling period of three years.

When is the deadline for filing an application for this Scheme?

This Grant scheme will run until 30 June 2026, with the following announced cut off dates for 2024:     

15 March 2024

28 March 2024

15 April 2024   

30 April 2024   

17 May 2024    

31 May 2024

14 June 2024   

28 June 2024