Initiative Network

Multidisciplinary network specialising in funding innovation and intellectual property related to innovation

Helping Ideas Grow

We are Leading European R&D Tax Relief Consultants working with start-ups to Large Companies.

R&D/Innovation incentives
Services for: R&D/Innovation incentives

Our services for R&D/Innovation incentives

The Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for SR&ED at the federal level allows you to recover a part of your research and development costs in the form a tax credit.

The majority of provinces and territories forming the regional governments of Canada offer additional programs to support SR&ED that supplement the federal program.

Whether you’re working on products, technologies, or services at the research and development phase, or looking to market your innovation at the commercialization stage, there are a number of government programs available on Canada or at an international level to help you. Here is a quick overview of the main ones.

Sectorial Incentives
Services for: Sectorial Incentives

Our services for Sectorial Incentives

Great financial incentive for the video games industry in Quebec, this program made it possible to attract a pool of 8,000 employees in the industry, making the province the third video game development hub in the world.

Supporting the fashion and textile industry as well as the design of industrially manufactured products. Improving competitiveness in the industrial design and fashion design markets.

Improving competitiveness in the industrial design and fashion design markets. The company must have a gross income of at least $150,000 for the fiscal year in question, be established in Quebec.

FI Group en chiffres

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We have 40 offices across 14 countries and 3 continents. We believe in proximity to our clients and in providing you with support when you need it, in Canada and beyond.

  • Australia

  • Belgium

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • Chile

  • Colombia

  • France

  • Germany

  • Ireland

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Mexico

  • Peru

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Singapore

  • Spain

  • Switzerland

  • UK

  • USA



Present in Belgium since 2010.

Our team is specialized in:

  • Bonus for research staff
  • R&D Tax Relief
  • Patent Box (Innobox)


Present in Brazil since 2011.

Our team advises companies in:

  • Management of Tax Incentives (Lei do Bem, Lei de Informática or Rota 2030)
  • Financing of R&D opportunities (Grants, Funds and Loans)


Present in Canada since 2010.

Our team is specialized in R&D and Innovation support programs.

  • Scientific research and tax credit for experimental development
  • Provincial tax credits
  • Tax credit for the development of electronic commerce (Quebec)
  • Design tax credit (fashion or industrial)
  • Tax credit for multimedia production (Quebec)
  • Support for innovation and subsidies


Present in Chile since 2012.

We provide our customers with tools aimed at strengthening the competitiveness and productivity of businesses through R&D. Our team is specialized in the management of:

  • Tax incentives for R&D
  • Global management of public subsidiaries
  • Innovation management


Present in Colombia since 2018.

FI Group Colombia focuses its work on management tax advantages in science, technology and innovation, coordinated by COLCIENCIAS, which offers  Colombian Income Tax payers companies to recover between 25% and 50% of the investment made in R&D.


With its recognized expertise in tax engineering, FI Group :

  • provides R&D Tax Relief
  • determines Grants you can claim
  • identifies the projects eligible for the various R&D funding mechanisms helping you fill out your tax slip
  • It also assists you during Tax Administration checks.


We advise and guide our customers in the application for the Research Grant Certificate and for the Research Grant up to the performance of the latter.
Our International Experience in terms of research and development projects and funding makes us a strong partner for innovative and researching companies, also in Germany.



Present in Italy since 2017.

With the goal of boosting our customers’ innovation, our is team specialized in:

  • R&D funding
  • Bonus for research staff
  • Patent Box
  • National and European Grants


Present in Japan since 2020.

Our team is specialized in R&D and Innovation support programs.

R&D Tax Credit schemes 研究開発税制 (volume-based, Open Innovation).





Present in Portugal since 2006.

Our team is specialized in:

  • SIFIDE (R&D funding)
  • National and European Grants and subsidies for R&D activities



Business Start Date: 2020

Service: Research & Development Tax Credit

FI Group team advises Singaporean companies to claim a tax deduction of up to 250% for R&D expenses incurred inside in Singapore. For companies having incurred eligible R&D expenses abroad, a tax deduction of 100% can be claimed.

Both tax deductions represent a net saving of 42,5% on R&D expenses when incurred inside Singapore and a 17% net saving on eligible R&D expenses incurred outside the country.

Contact details: FI Group Singapore


FI Group was born in Spain in 2000.

Our team is a leader in the management of R&D Tax Relief and:

  • provides comprehensive advice on grants management National, European and International.
  • innovation management
  • has its own start up accelerator: FI Boost
  • optimizes customer costs
  • manages local taxes (i.e. IBI, IAE and business, among others)



Present in the UK since 2015.

Our team works on:

  • R&D Tax Relief for SMEs and Large Companies
  • National and International R&D Grants
  • Patent Box


Present in USA since 2019.

Our team works on Research & Experimentation Tax Credit at federal and national level.

About us

Who we are

Our team is composed of engineers and PhDs with collective expertise that covers every scientific field. Whatever your industry, we understand your business.

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