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Posted 4 new alerts for enterprises: 155 million initial resources. From June 3.

Worth 155 million four new incentives in favor of large, medium and small and attraction of investments in Puglia.

Launched by the regional economic development, were published today in the Official Gazette of the Puglia region. This is program contracts (mainly for large companies), medium-sized enterprises, tourism and Pia Pia small businesses.

Four operations representing for the Apulian companies investment opportunities to innovate products and processes, industrial research and experimental development, internationalization, jump in e-business and become more competitive in markets. For the territory are tools for investment attraction, which may convince a foreign investor or other regions of Italy to open settlement in Puglia, providing new opportunities for development and work. For workers are good employment opportunities because they help to maintain existing jobs and to create new ones.

Available resources are derived from Fsc-Apq 2007-2013 local development, i.e. development and Cohesion Fund, in practice the former Fas (Bottom underused areas) but it is just an initial allocation that will be further enriched with new programming 2014-2020.

Alerts are active from June 3, 2015 with telematics procedure on the portal www.sistema.puglia.it. There is no expiry date because they are so open door until resources are available. The incentives, which are handled by the region of Puglia, are implemented through the regional Puglia Spa Development company, acting as intermediary subject.

Let's see in detail.

The program contracts with an initial budget of 80 million, are aimed at large enterprises and individual small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Encourage the development by strengthening the competitiveness and attractiveness of the territories and promoting innovation and employment. Investments can be between 5 and 100 million euros and relate to tangible assets (purchase of land, machinery and equipment, buildings and similar), research and development, acquisition of services for innovation of enterprises, protection of the environment. The aid intensity varies from 15% to 70% depending on the company size, the value and the type of investment. Facilitation makes possible the construction of new production units, the expansion of existing ones, the diversification of production, a fundamental change in the overall production process.

The integrated programmes Facilitating – Pia initial resources Tourism amounted to 40 million euros and are aimed at large and medium-sized enterprises, individual or associated with Smes, and small businesses. Investment must aim to improve the territorial tourist offer to facilitate the seasonal adjustment and may be between 3 million and 40 million for large undertakings, between 2 million and 30 million for medium-sized enterprises, between 1 million and 20 million for small businesses, for participating SMEs of large or medium-sized enterprise and the total amount of investment must start at 1 million. The incentive makes it possible to open new tourist-hotel activities, the extension and modernisation of existing ones, the creation of tourist-hotel structures through the restoration of buildings of artistic and historical interest or rural buildings, masserie, trulli, towers and fortifications, the carrying out of structures and systems which improve the tourist offer. The aid intensity is 25% for large enterprises, 35% for medium-sized enterprises and 45% for small businesses.

Integrated programs of facilities – Pia medium enterprises have an initial budget of 20 million euros. Recipients of benefits are medium-sized enterprises or any individual with small and medium-sized enterprises. The incentive to create employment and constitute a factor of social stability and economic dynamism. Facilitation makes possible the construction of new production units, the expansion of existing ones, the diversification of production, a fundamental change in the overall production process. The investment must be between 1 and 40 million. The aid intensity varies from 20% to 70% depending on the company size and type of investment.

Integrated programs of facilities – Pia small businesses, with an initial budget of 15 million euros, aim to involve small businesses in the development processes. The incentive encourages the construction of new production units, the expansion of existing ones, the diversification of production, a fundamental change in the overall production process.

Investments can be between 1 and 20 million. The aid intensity varies from 25% to 70% depending on the type of investment.

Taken from Puglia System