Aragón ERDF 2014-20 OP

Spain

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Programme description

Main objectives 

The 2014-2020 ERDF Operational Programme for Aragon aims to:

  • Promote scientific research and technical scientific excellence and increase quality of research
  • Promote transfer and management of knowledge to business and society in general. 
  • Promote innovation in enterprises to increase competitiveness, create wealth and jobs, improve working conditions and promote environmental protection, with special attention to SMEs.
  • Support the internationalisation of the Aragonese system of science, technology and innovation as a factor of competitiveness and differentiation, in particular SMEs.
  • Supporting entrepreneurial activities through promoting the creation of innovative businesses with growth and global projection. 

Priorities for funding 

The operational programme concentrates more than 75 %. of the available budget on research and innovation, ICTs, SMEs and the low-carbon economy ("thematic objectives" 1, 2, 3 and 4). 15% of the available budget will be invested in environmental protection (thematic objective 6).  

Expected outcomes 

  • Percentage of enterprises that carry out technological innovations as a proportion of the total of active enterprises (35 %).
  • Percentage of population with access to broadband speed higher or equal to 30 Mbps (100 %)
  • Percentage of innovative enterprises (35 %)
  • Capacity to produce electricity from renewable sources (in MW): 4.183

Programme text

Programa Operativo de Aragón

Regions

  • Spain
    • Aragón

Funds

  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 119,947,338.00 €

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: 239,894,676.00 €

Total EU contribution: 119,947,338.00 €

CCI number: 2014ES16RFOP004