Proyecta Uruguay 2021

Posits for $70,000 non-refundable to expand to Uruguay


seeks to identify, attract, accelerate and finance innovative ventures with growth potential from abroad that seek to scale from Uruguay to the world.

This program aims to support the development of innovative new foreign companies in Uruguay that generate quality employment, sales in the domestic market and/or generate exports; as well as the transfer of knowledge and strengthening of the national innovative entrepreneurial ecosystem.
To achieve these goals, the National Agency for Research and Innovation has developed an acceleration and investment program that caters to specific needs to accompany the objectives of future beneficiaries.


  • Innovators: Innovative companies from anywhere in the world
  • With potential: With growth potential and globally scalable
  • What are you marketing: Companies with at least one year of existence and billing
  • Commitment: to generate quality employment and sales from Uruguay to the world


  • NON-REFUNDABLE SUPPORT: Projects up to USD 100,000, where ANII will fund up to USD 70,000
  • MENTHACTO AND ADVICE: As well as contact with local and regional investors
  • A COUNTRY THAT HAS ALL: Facilitation for foreign companies, political and financial stability, infrastructure and security.

Program stages

Pre acceleration

Online workshops that include relevant topics to install your company in Uruguay. This stage ends with a presentation in “elevator pitch” format to the evaluation committee and investors (local and regional linked to ANII)


For the commercial exploration or development of operations of the enterprise in Uruguay. The enterprises that arrive at this stage receive a financing of up to USD 70,000 from ANII (in non-refundable support mode), corresponding to 70% of the project’s recognizable cost (the enterprises must contribute at least 30% remaining).

We are

A program promoted by the National Agency for Research and Innovation of Uruguay. We have been strengthening entrepreneurial culture for over 10 years, supporting over 600 innovative ventures so that with our funds we grow and project to the world.


A country that is open to foreign companies, offering economic, political and social stability, legal security, financial freedom and full democracy. Social stability, security, quality education, cultural offerings and beautiful places to live or work.

Proyecta Uruguay 2021

Proyecta Uruguay 2021


July 6, 2021
Organizer ANII – Uruguay
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