Support for the hiring of Highly Qualified Human Resources

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Calls are open to support the Hiring of Highly Qualified Human Resources for SMEs in the North, Center and Alentejo.

This incentive benefits micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the North, Centre and Alentejo (NUTS II) regions, which aim to hire human resources with a qualification level of 6 (bachelor’s degree), 7 (master’s degree) or 8 (doctorate and post-doctorate).

With a non-repayable Funding Rate of 50%, the following are eligible for support:

  • The employee’s basic salary (set of all remuneration of a certain and permanent nature subject to tax taxation and declared for the purposes of the worker’s social protection);
  • The respective compulsory social charges, i.e. expenses with Social Security and insurance against accidents at work;
  • The costs of Holiday and Christmas Allowances.

The closing date for applications varies by region, so the following closing dates are set:

  • North Region: March 28, 2024
  • Alentejo Region: July 31, 2024
  • Central Region:
    • Low-Density Territories: December 27, 2024
    • Other Territories: December 20, 2024

How can Moneris help?

In the Corporate Finance area of Moneris, we maintain a special focus on Community Incentives, with a specialized team that accompanies numerous companies in their applications for structural funds with a high approval rate.

If you are currently hiring, count on Moneris’ Support & Incentives team to support you throughout the application and project monitoring process, in order to ensure that you maximize the funding to be obtained.

Contact us for more information at We frame your project without compromise.

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