Investing in R&D and innovation is considered one of the principal motors of a working economy in any country. It is also a key tool for both large and small companies to be competitive in the market.
Nowadays, companies focus their resources on more productive activities, and for that reason, investing on R&D and innovation has to have a clear short-medium term return. There are different support tools to finance R&D and innovation at a national and international level and they are continuously being updated. Therefore, it is essential to know these processes thoroughly in order to implement innovative and competitive products and processes in a company.