Subsidies for New Services for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Don’t you have any of these problems?

☑Our services (web production, flyer/brochure making, etc.) are eligible for subsidy. We want our customers to use it.

☑ We want to encourage our customers to use subsidies as a sales strategy for our products, but we don’t have the support system…

☑ We want to apply for subsidy to expand our sales channels, but application documents are complicated…

☑ We are inundated with applications for subsidies and we can’t make an effective written application…

☑ We want to apply for a subsidy to start a new business, but we don’t have time.

What is possible with Subsidies for New Services for Small and Medium-sized Businesses?

With Subsidies for New Services for Small and Medium-sized Businesses, 2/3 of the cost of developing sales channels based on the management plan is subsidized (up to 500,000 yen)
Guidance and advice from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry is available when creating the plan and expanding sales channels.

Examples of Subsidy for Sustainable Small Business

・Creation of flyers, posters, pop-ups, pamphlets, etc.
・Participation in domestic and international exhibitions
・Overseas promotion for overseas market development
・Installation of high performance toilets (or change from Japanese style to style)
・Introduction of tatami room seating
・New installation of outdated equipment in the store
・Introduction of new wrapping paper 
・Development of new package designs with new characters
・Development of a new menu (food and beverage)

Eligible businesses for Subsidies for New Services for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

Eligible businesses are small businesses and sole proprietors.
Depending on the type of business, the number of employees considered to be a small business differs, but there are no restrictions based on industry.

Eligible number of regular employees for each type of business

Wholesale and retail: 5 or less
Service industry (other than lodging and entertainment industry): 5 or less
Accommodation and entertainment services: 20 or less
Manufacturing and others: 20 or less