FI Group is a company with innovation in DNA

FI Group has been advising companies in the management of the financing of R&D projects for over 20 years, through the conception and implementation of actions aimed at maximizing technological and economic development.

The dedication to achieve excellence in all services has led us to assume the leadership of the sector at a European level, thus driving an ambitious internationalization plan with a clear mission: to help our clients to generate value.

With an innovative business model and scalable operations, we are growing organically and today we have more than 1,400 employees, 18,000 clients and 40 offices in 14 countries.

We want to strengthen a global partnership with our clients to add more value, as a business model, adapted and adaptable for any market or geographic area in the world.
Jacobo Alvarez, Executive Director

Our differential, our experts

Our team is composed by international level specialists, which 80% are engineers, whose areas of specialization are ICT, industrial or Chemistry, among others. Their technical capacity and tax knowledge are the keys to our success.

With 100% focus on client, we work to become a strategic partner in the management of R&D financing, to support the company for the total duration of the project.

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.

FI Group in numbers

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+20

years experience

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+18.000

satisfied clients

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1.400

employees

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40

offices around the world

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R$ 8.13b

secured in saving for clients

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20.000

projects a year

We are international

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.

  • 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.

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