Tender invitations
GREEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - Economic Development and Innovation Operational Program - GINOP 1.2.11-20

The aim of the Green National Champions program, which is part of the Hungarian Multi Program (GINOP-1.1.4-16), is to support the technology upgrade developments of high growth potential manufacturing companies operating in the green economy and green industry, and is one of the Hungarian government’s key priorities. It is essential that Hungarian micro, small and medium-sized businesses become more deeply integrated in the growing green economy,  whether they are manufacturing businesses servicing energy efficiency investments, utilizing recycled materials, improving efficiency in water consumption or industrial suppliers to electromobility investments. 

The financial envelope available for this purpose in HUF 7.3 billion. Grant applications may be submitted between 31 August, 2020, 9:00 a.m. and 3 December, 2020, 12:00 p.m. 

More information on the Green National Champions Program pre-qualification process is available at: https://znb.ifka.hu/

The tender invitation and downloadable guides are available at  palyazat.gov.hu.


GINOP 1.2.8-20 and VEKOP 1.2.6-20 tender invitations were suspended on 19 June, 2020 due to the overflow of applications. The Managing Authority has issued a communication that applicant businesses will be notified of the results by 31 August, 2020. The supporting documents may be provided by the end of summer for applications that do not require any remedying of deficiencies.

List of training courses eligible for funding through the program:
Only training courses in the following topics offered by service providers registered on the  https://vali.ifka.hu website are eligible: IT basics (digital competence), foreign languages, finance, basics of enterprise, medical technology, food industry, construction industry, business management, mechanical engineering, IT and telecommunications, environmental protection and water management, economics, business management and organization .

Downloadable guides:
•    List of services available for GINOP-1.2.8-20 and  VEKOP 1.2.6-20 tenders (pdf)
•    User’s manual for the Project planning guide (pdf)
•    General project planning guide (Excel)
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