The Dutch Government has introduced a voucher system for participation in trade missions, a so-called 'Trade Mission Voucher'. This Trade Mission Voucher can be used by SME's to cover (part of their) participation fee for trade missions. The Trade Mission Voucher has a max. value of EUR 1500,- (ex. VAT).
Some of the conditions that apply to the mission voucher include:
Most of NABC's (regular) trade missions are published on internationaalondernemen.nl and hence, the Trade Mission Voucher can be used for these missions.
From 1 October 2016, the Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO), has created new subsidy rules for “Voucher Internationaal Ondernemen” (International Entrepreneur Vouchers), effecting the dispersal of mission vouchers. The conditions qualifying a person for a voucher have been amended and tightened, and the conditions for the ‘collective activities’ for which a voucher can be requested have been as well.
The following change may affect those participating in NABC trade missions:
Conditions for SMEs (MKBs):