Call for MARCHI+: up to 25,000 euros in non-repayable grants

Call for MARCHI+: up to 25,000 euros in non-repayable grants

by PGA

There are just a few days to go before the MARCHI+ call, which will allow Italian SMEs to obtain substantial grants for the costs of protecting their trademarks, opens.

Who can participate

The fund is aimed at micro, small and medium-sized enterprises that meet at least two of the following three requirements

Enterprise Category Number of Employees Annual Turnover Annual Balance Sheet
Medium < 250 ≤ EUR 50 million ≤ EUR 43 million
Small < 50 ≤ EUR 10 million ≤ EUR 10 million
Micro < 10 ≤ EUR 2 million ≤ EUR 2 million
Requirements and value of the grants

The call for proposals foresees two different measures, some of which differ in terms of eligibility, reimbursable costs, maximum value of incentives and access modalities, which we have summarised in the table below.




Measure A:

– Have filed the application for registration of the trademark with the EUIPO as of 1 January 2020.

– Have obtained the registration of the mark

Measure B:

– Have filed, no earlier than 1 January 2020

a) an international trademark application on the basis of an Italian or EU trademark

b) a request for subsequent designation of a trademark registered with WIPO;

– After obtaining the publication of the international application




a) Design of the new mark (preparation of the representation of the mark)

b) Filing assistance

c) Priority searches

d) Legal assistance for trademark protection actions in case of opposition/refusal/refusal to register

e) Registration fees




Maximum value: € 25,000.00.

Grants will be awarded in the form of a capital contribution up to a maximum of 80% of eligible expenditure (90% for Measure B only) and in accordance with the maximum amounts laid down for each type of expenditure.

Available budget: EUR 2 million




9.30 on 21 November 2023

until the budget is exhausted

How to access

If you are interested, please contact us by email at We will assess your eligibility and guide you through the access process via one of our consultants.