The FI Group is a company with innovation in its ADN

Our company has the honour of being part of the universe of the innovation network COTEC, the main Portuguese business association for the promotion of innovation and business technological cooperation, which includes multinational companies, large national groups and SMEs in various sectors of activity.

FI Group is also the only company in Portugal authorized to publish the Frascati Manual , cconsidered the bible of innovation, a document published by OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) that gathers several methodologies to economically evaluate and promote R&D.

Innovation is in our DNA!

Our mission is to provide excellent consulting solutions so that great opportunities become great achievements!
Paulo Reis, Managing Director

Our values

Integrity

Integrity

We identify with honourable, upright, sincere and transparent behaviour. We assume our commitments and involve ourselves to the utmost. We want to help ensure your challenges progress.

Professionalism

Professionalism

We are committed to the professionalism and responsibility to help your ideas grow successfully. Our work is our passion, we dedicate our efforts towards results that guarantee ethics and enthusiasm while progressing with the motivation to overcome new challenges.

Empathy

Empathy

We are positive and warm. We base ourselves on relations with affinity and empathy: understanding the needs of our clients and responding with proximity and naturalness. We also generate a relationships focusing on pleasant, positive, and trusting settings.

What distinguishes the FI Group

Our company holds the Ethics Business badge awarded by the Associação Portuguesa de Ética Empresarial (APEE) and is also the only consultancy in the country to be ISO 27001 certified. This certification granted by the Organização Internacional de Normalização (ISO) is extended to all countries in the group. This is FI Group’s commitment to the safety and quality of the services provided, guaranteeing the protection, data security and all the information it maintains with its clients.

This recognition also translates into a competitive advantage as the FI Group is the first consultant in the sector, on a global level, to obtain this certification.

Our internacional presence

The team relies on the dedication of more than 1,400 professionals distributed across 38 international offices. Two are based in Portugal, in the cities of Lisbon and Porto, and have a total of 70 employees.

  • Belgium

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • Chile

  • Colombia

  • France

  • Germany

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Portugal

  • Singapore

  • Spain

  • UK

  • USA

Belgium

Present in Belgium since 2010.

Our team is specialized in:

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

Brazil

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)

 

Canada

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

Chile

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

Colombia

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.

France

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.

Germany

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.

Italy

Present in Italy since 2017.

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

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

Japan

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).

Portugal

Present in Portugal since 2006.

Our team is specialized in:

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

 

Singapore

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 Japan

Spain

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)

UK

Present in the UK since 2015.

FI Group’s UK office based in London, works with businesses at all stages of their growth to leverage additional funding for their innovation through the UK Government’s R&D Tax Incentive Schemes.

Our team works on:

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

USA

Present in USA since 2019.

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

FI Group  in numbers

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