Kappa Data recently became a recognized Service Provider of the SME portfolio-initiative (better known as “KMO Portefeuille”). Which means that all courses organized by Kappa Data qualify for subsidies by the Flemish Government. If your headquarters is located in the Flemish Region, and you meet all the criteria, you can request up to 40% of subsidies. Please visit the official website (http://www.vlaio.be/artikel/komt-mijn-onderneming-aanmerking-voor-de-subsidie) to check if your company is eligible.
Quickly check your eligibility?
You are a commercial company with legal personality (eg: NV, BVBA, VOF, GCV, ...) The person works for a company and the activity is exercised in the Flemish Region The company’s key activity (NACEBEL code) is on this list (http://www.vlaio.be/sites/default/files/documenten/bijlage-mb-kmo-portefeuille-30032016.pdf) Small Company: less than 50 FTE employees and less than 10 Million of Sales or Assets (40% subsidy – max. 10.000 EUR per year) Medium Enterprise: Less than 250 FTE employees and less than 50 Million of Sales or less than 43 Million of Assets (30% subsidy – max. 15.000 EUR per year)
You need to be registered first!
If you wish to make use of the SME Portfolio, both the applicant and the company need to be registered first. Registration can be done online using your eID. For more information, please visit this page (http://www.vlaio.be/artikel/registratie-en-aanmelden)
Apply for your grant!
Register online for the training you wish to attend at Kappa Data and accept our terms and conditions. You will receive an Invoice from Kappa Data for this training (e.g. 1.210 EUR incl. VAT) Pay the VAT amount directly to the bank account of Kappa Data (e.g. 210 EUR – IBAN account is mentioned on the invoice) Log in onto the “KMO Portefeuille” website (https://authenticatie.vlaanderen.be/stb/html/ssologin) and apply for your grant Enter the amount without VAT Registration number Kappa Data: DV.O218625 Enter the start date of the training You will receive an electronic bank account number on the KMO Portefeuille Portal: Wire the non-subsidized amount onto this electronic account: A Small Sized Company pays 60% (40% subsidized, so in this example you have to pay 600 EUR) A Medium Sized Company pays 70% (only 30% subsidized, hence you pay 700 EUR) Once the Flemish Government receives the non-subsidized amount, they will wire the amount of subsidy to you’re the same electronic KMO Portefeuille bank account. After completing above steps, log in to the “KMO Portefeuille” website and and wire transfer the total amount for this training (your contribution + the subsidy, without VAT) to the electronic KMO Portefeuille bank account of Kappa Data.
For every participant, we expect the payment in full before the training starts.