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Economic Re-Launching by Research and Innovation

Programme Type
Funding programme
National (Romania)
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Background & Policy context

RELANSIN has been conceived to re-launch and increase competitiveness of the economic operators, the groups or categories thereof, as well as of the economic sectors, by implementing integrated research & development and innovation projects. These projects aim at significantly modernising and improving the levels of performance and quality of the products, the technologies or the services accomplished and/or applied by the respective operators or sectors.

Strategic Objectives

- Increase competitiveness of the economic operators;
- Adjust the activities of the economic operators to the market requirements and their penetration of new segments of the market;
- Stimulate regional and local economic development;
- Improve effectiveness of resource use by the economic operators;
- Develop partnership among the economic operators, as well as among these and research & development structures;
- Building the capacity of the economic operators to absorb and assimilate the R&D activity results, including by stimulating the innovation and the technological transfer.

Programme organisation

The RELANSIN Programme includes 16 sub-programmes:
- Economic re-launching by research and innovation for small and medium enterprises: RELANSIN - SMEs
- Economic re-launching by integrating technologies, products and services: RELANSIN - INTEGRATION 
- Economic re-launching by technologisation and/or modernisation: RELANSIN - MODERNISATION
- Development of the public utility services: RELANSIN - PUBLIC SERVICES
- Life quality improvement: RELANSIN - LIFE QUALITY
- Support actions for programme supporting: RELANSIN - SUPPORT ACTIONS
- Centres of excellence
- RELANSIN - Micro-engineering
- RELANSIN - Information technologies
- RELANSIN - Biotechnologies
- RELANSIN - Medical technologies
- RELANSIN - Company research
- RELANSIN - Technological innovation
- Financial instruments


Institution Type
Institution Name
Managerial Agency for Scientific Research, Innovation and Technological Transfer within the Polytechnic University of Bucharest
Type of funding
Public (national/regional/local)
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions

Also funds from the economic operators, beneficiaries of the R&D activity, as project co-financers and other drawn sources.


The funding conditions are related to the types of projects, activities, actions and also duration of the projects.
There are categories and types of eligible costs.
Sub-contracting is permitted, with a maximum threshold specified.
The projects will not be totally financed by the programme budget, there will be financing rates per type of activity.
The short- term projects, with immediate applicability, will have priority in financing.
There are eligibility conditions regarding participants and projects as well.

Participating countries


Prof Dr. Daniel Bunea
Managerial Agency for Scientific Research, Innovation and Technological Transfer (AMCSIT), Polytechnic University of Bucharest

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