SME Marketing Support Scheme (MSS)
MSS seeks to support SMEs to
-improve their market accessibility and competitiveness in both local and export markets
-respond to more stringent requirements of diverse customer bases
2. Indicative list of what MSS covers
-Testing for compliance on a specific market by approved local/international certified body
-Cost related to development of e-catalogue
-Costs related to export market prospection or market access activities
-Cost related to conferences, seminars, networking or Training related to export
-Design works relating to Marketing and development of Marketing tools
-Design and development of packaging materials including grooves
-Administrative costs relating to online presence on a recognised international selling platform
-Administrative costs relating to export consignments or export documentation
-Administrative costs relating to factoring or leasing services from duly licensed service providers
3. Grant Value under MSS*
For administrative costs: 80% per transaction, capped to a maximum of Rs 15,000
Others: 80% of total costs up to a maximum of Rs 150,000
-be a duly registered SME
-have an annual turnover not exceeding Rs 50 Million
-be engaged in any legal value creating economic activity except pure trading.
-hold a valid trade license
-must have been in operation for at least six months from the date of issue of BRN
This scheme will not refund costs considered by the Economic Development Board under any of its schemes.
5. Contact details
For further information, call SME Mauritius on 2020040 or complete online application forms on https://smemu.org
*Notes to grant values
(1)Total grants within a specific scheme or across schemes will be capped to a maximum of Rs 150,000 for each eligible SME. (2) Maximum values of grants may, wherever applicable, be adjusted to accommodate a higher number of beneficiaries.
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