ROP Toscana ERDF

Italy

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Programme description

Main objectives

The programme contributes to achieving the Europe 2020 targets for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth by concentrating resources in research and development, innovation, ICT, support to SMEs and energy efficiency. It aims at increasing the economic competiveness of the region, with particular attention to the manufacturing and tourism sectors. Competitiveness of SMEs will be promoted via access to credit and to services pertaining to innovation and internationalisation.

Funding priorities

The ERDF programme contains 6 priority axes and aims to:

  • Enhance and promote research, technological development and innovation (€253.1 million - 31.9% of total resources).
  • Sustain energy efficiency and the use of renewable energies as well as the efficient use of resources (€196.6 million - 24.8%)
  • Promote competitiveness and improve access to credit (€152.4 million - 19.2%)
  • Improve and extend access to ICT, including the improvement of ICT services (€79.5 million - 10%)
  • Urban development (€49.2 million - 6.2%)
  • Preserve and promote natural and cultural heritage (€29.7 million - 3.7%).

Expected Impacts

  • More than 7,000 jobs created in supported enterprises
  • More than 4,000 enterprises receiving financial support other than grants
  • Additional 16,312 enterprises connected via broadband (100 Mbps)

Regions

  • Italy
    • Toscana

Funds

  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 396,227,254.00 €

Thematic priorities

  • TA - Technical Assistance
  • TO1 - Research and innovation
  • TO2 - Information and communication technologies
  • TO3 - SMEs competitiveness
  • TO4 - Low-carbon economy
  • TO6 - Environment and resource efficiency
  • TO9 - Social inclusion

Financial information

Total OP budget: 792,454,508.00 €

Total EU contribution: 396,227,254.00 €

CCI number: 2014IT16RFOP017