West Sweden

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Programme description

Main objectives

The programme is focused on strengthening the competitiveness of SMEs, contributing to a more low-carbon economy and promoting sustainable urban development.

Funding priorities

  • Increase innovation, growth and competitiveness in SMEs with particular focus on entrepreneurship and cooperation between businesses
  • Support innovation for a low-carbon economy
  • Integrated sustainable urban development to address the specific needs and potential in the city of Gothenburg

Expected impacts

  • 58% of SMEs carrying out innovation activities and 45% of enterprises cooperating in their innovation activities
  • 1,300 enterprises receiving support
  • Employment increased by 1,900 full-time equivalents in the supported enterprises
  • Increased net turnover in SMEs in general and low-carbon sector SMEs in particular

Regions

  • Sweden
    • Västsverige

Funds

  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 55,221,051.00 €

Thematic priorities

  • TA - Technical Assistance
  • TO1 - Research and innovation
  • TO3 - SMEs competitiveness
  • TO4 - Low-carbon economy

Financial information

Total OP budget: 136,932,281.00 €

Total EU contribution: 55,221,051.00 €

CCI number: 2014SE16RFOP003