Grants & Awards
ZEPREN Solutions is a highly innovative company that has been recognized as a such by public entities and obtained funding for several R&D projects:
“Programa Misiones de Ciencia e Innovación” part of the PERTE of microelectronics and semiconductors
Grant MIG-20231016 “INSPIRE: FOTÓNICA INTEGRADA TRANSVERSAL COMO TRANSFORMADOR DEEP TECH DE INDUSTRIAS ESTRATÉGICAS” (Transversal integrated photonics as deeptech transformer of strategic industries), in consortium with TECNOBIT, MULTIVERSE COMPUTING and VLC PHOTONICS.
Torres Quevedo and Industrial PhD Grants
Industrial PhD Programme 2021, Grant DIN2021-011740, financed by MCIN/AEI / 10.13039/501100011033, partially covering contract costs and tutoring fees of PhD candidate Salvador Andrés during the period 2022-2026.
Torres Quevedo Programme 2023, Grant PTQ2022-012645, financed by MCIU/AEI / 10.13039/501100011033, partially covering contract cost of PhD researcher Rubén Martínez during the period 2024-2027.
“Programa INVESTIGO” R&D grant (Z-0034-INVESCS-22), supporting the contractual costs of an R&D engineer for 20 months to execute an R&D project related to instrumentation for environmental impact analysis in wind farms. The project was carried out during 2022 and 2023. The “INVESTIGO” programme is financed by the European Union – NextGenerationEU as part of the Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia (PRTR).
PAMEJ (Programa Aragonés de Mejora de la Empleabilidad Joven / Aragon Programme for the Improvement of Youth Employment)
ZEPREN has received several PAMEJ grants, partially covering contract costs of young (<30) highly qualified employees.
Innovative SME seal
ZEPREN Solutions has been awarded with the “Innovative SME seal” (Sello PYME Innovadora) by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.
The Innovative SME seal is a recognition granted by the Ministry of Science and Innovation to companies whose activity focuses on Research, Development and Innovation. The distinction was created in June 2014, with the aim of establishing a system of positive discrimination among companies that favours those most likely to remain in time, grow and be competitive.
Startup certification by ENISA
ZEPREN Solutions has obtained the certification as #startup by Enisa con el emprendimiento innovador, which recognizes new companies based on innovative technology with high growth potential. This certification enables ZEPREN to benefit from the multiple advantages set out in “startup law” (28/2022 of December 21st).