Munich, Germany – November 23, 2017 - intive has been certified to offer the research tax credit (crédit d'impôt recherche) to French companies eligible for the R&D tax credit. The certification issued by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation is an important recognition of intive’s R&D expertise and approves the company as an organization carrying out R&D activities for the account of private enterprises.
The French Research Tax Credit (CIR) aims at stimulating business R&D and offers eligible research-based French companies, who are subject to corporate tax in France, the ability to claim tax relief on costs generated in R&D activities outsourced to intive. The accreditation is valid for the period of 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Mateusz Przepiórkowski, General Manager EMEA at intive, commented:”We are delighted to receive this accreditation and to be approved by the French authorities as a reliable R&D provider. The certificate not only confirms our expertise and dedication in the R&D field, but above all, allows our current and future customers in France to benefit from a tax relief of up to 30% of their R&D expenses committed to intive.”
The French Research Tax Credit (CIR) is a central tax measure aimed at encouraging innovation and business competitiveness by favoring research and development activities. The measure enables a partial funding of eligible research, development and experimentation expenses for any industrial, commercial or agricultural organization subject to corporate tax in France. The eligible expenses mainly includes expenditures relative to human and material resources allocated to R&D, subcontracted R&D, technological watch, patenting or patent protection. More information is available at www.recherche.gouv.fr
About intive’s R&D activities:
intive is globally active R&D provider with a proven track record in developing state-of-the-art technology solutions. Established in 2012, the company’s R&D Center maintains and develops the highest level of skills and key technologies for the organization and facilitates research into new customer-tailored products within the area of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Autonomous Driving, Human-Machine Interfaces, Virtual & Augmented Reality, Business Intelligence and Cognitive Processes to name a few. intive’s R&D expertise is supported by numerous international partnerships (Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Sitecore Certified Solution Partner, Umbraco Certified Partner, Google Developers Agency Program, SAP Partner Edge and Genivi Alliance) and internal initiatives encouraging innovation such as Guilds.