Castilla y León ERDF 2014-20 OP


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Programme description

Main objectives


The 2014-2020 ERDF Operational Programme for Castilla y León aims to:

  • Promote innovation, contributing to a change in the production model of Castilla y León.
  • Promote the development of ICT in line with the Digital Agenda for Europe and the new knowledge economy as a basis for a sustainable economic recovery.
  • Promote the sustainability of enterprises, especially those with a high innovative component, and the creation of new business.
  • Increase the use of renewable energy resources, reduce energy consumption, and improve energy efficiency.
  • Contribute to environmental protection, improving water management, recovery and enhancement of cultural and heritage resources in the region.

Priorities for funding

The operational programme concentrates more than 70 %. of the available budget on research and innovation, ICTs, SMEs and the low-carbon economy ("thematic objectives" 1, 2, 3 and 4). Environmental protection (thematic objective 6) is also a priority, due to the need to accelerate and ensure compliance with the Water Framework Directive in Castilla y León.

Expected outcomes

  • Research and innovation: Number of enterprises cooperating with research institutions: 744
  • % of population (national, regional) network coverage with broadband speed higher or equal to 30 Mbps: 100 %
  • Number of enterprises supported: 790
  • Wastewater treatment: Additional population served by improved wastewater treatment: 136.662

Programme text

Programa Operativo de Castilla y León


  • Spain
    • Castilla y León


  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 328,901,705.00 €

Thematic priorities

Financial information

Total OP budget: 657,803,410.00 €

Total EU contribution: 328,901,705.00 €

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CCI number: 2014ES16RFOP009