Since the first Digital Kit Program grant was launched in March 2021, there have been Three new calls to date and they are all still in force.
The first was aimed at companies with 10 to 50 employees and the amount was 12,000 euros. You have until March 15, 2023, to request it. Secondly, the call reached companies with between three and ten employees with a grant of 6,000 euros and can be requested until 2 September.
The third call is already focused on micro-enterprises with between zero and three employees, and remains open till October 20, 2023. The aid in these cases is 2,000 Euros.
According to data from Red.es, an entity linked to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation through the Secretary of State for Digitization and Artificial Intelligence, 107,000 thousand assistance has been provided from the Kit Digital program. This represents a recovery plan worth more than 660 million euros, coming from the EU’s Next Generation Fund. Self-employed, micro-enterprises and companies who have started promoting digitization of their businesses thanks to these grants.
solution for all
Companies that can benefit from the program can choose from Twelve different types of digital solutions. Thus, depending on the type of business, you can choose between one or the other. Among the catalogs available on Acelera Pyme, the following are distinguished:
- Website and Internet presence.
- Social networks and their management.
- electronic commerce.
- Customer Management.
- Virtual office equipment and services.
- Business Intelligence and Analytics.
- process management.
- electronic bill.
- communication security.
- Cyber security.
- Enhanced presence on the Internet.
According to the organization itself, 79% of beneficiary companies say the program’s website is useful, and 78% believe the application form to be filled in is adequate and simple. for his part, 71% considered the information received during the process to be sufficient.
But there are more beneficiaries of this program. In addition to the companies receiving assistance, so-called digitizing agents also benefit from this program.
loss digitizing agents they ares companies are authorized to conclude “Agreements for the provision of digitization solutions”. In other words, they are the ones who agree with the beneficiary companies of Digital Kit on services for their digitization process. They are companies dedicated to offering catalog-like services that help companies start their digitization process. Create websites, open profiles on social networks and bring them to communication, marketing actions, online sales, etc.
So, A win-win is achieved thanks to the digital kit, in which both sides manage to win.Beneficiaries receive service and complete their digitization process which enables them to sell more, be more competitive, grow and develop, etc. But those who are the digitizing agents, that is, those who provide the service, they end up receiving public assistance, ie money.
In addition, it is important to note that of the approximately 10,000 agents that are affiliated with the program, 98% are small businesses. This data shows that SMEs play a fundamental role in the entire Digital Kit program.
It is still possible to join the program. So companies dedicated to the ICT world interested in being a part of this scheme, and want to be digitizing agents, can do so. There is no deadline, as this application will be open until the end of the project.
Simple and Fast Discounts
The motto of this project is “Zero Papers”. In this sense, the processing process is carried out using digital equipment and artificial intelligence Minimize red tape. Apart from reducing the paperwork, it is also possible to reduce the time taken to communicate the concession. Today, the period is less than 30 days if the application is correctly completed and completed.
To apply for help, No documents are required. Of course, the employer must authorize Red.es to consult the necessary requirements and obligations. Thus, the employer is not required to collect any kind of paperwork and it is the organization that collects the required information.
The promotion of Digital Kit favors many freelancers and micro-enterprises to bet on their digitization and to promote the modernization of the Spanish productive fabric.
The program is financed by the European Union through the NextGeneration EU Fund. It is situated within the framework of the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, the Spain Digital 2025 Agenda and the SME Digitization Plan 2021-2025.