Aragón ERDF 2014-20 OP


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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


  • Spain
    • Aragón


  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 369,352,171.00 €

Thematic priorities

Financial information

Total OP budget: 502,204,342.00 €

Total EU contribution: 369,352,171.00 €

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CCI number: 2014ES16RFOP004