17 new innovative investments and presentation of new proposals


17 new innovative investments in Emilia-Romagna 10/07/2019 - With the Regional Resolution DGR 993/19 (link in Italian) the ranking of the third call for tenders was approved for the signing of regional Agreements for The Settlement and Development of Enterprises, the policy instrument provided by the Regional Law for the Promotion of Investments (R.L. 14/2014).

There are 17 investments admitted to financing – of which 5 presented by companies controlled by foreign groups - for a total amount of over 56 million euro, with a grant from the Region of almost 22 million euro.  

 

Second period to apply

From the 1st of October to the 6th of December it will be possible to apply again for the third call. The financial resources not assigned to the investments approved in the first period will be available for this second period.  The requirements of the calls are the same of the first period.
Categories of aid provided by the call are the following:

  • R&D - Research and development – this category is mandatory to be eligible for the call
  • Research facilities
  • Environmental protection: energy efficiency, co-generation in energy production, energy from renewable sources, recycling and reuse of waste.
  • Training projects
  • Hiring of disadvantaged workers and disabled workers

 

The following additional categories of aid are available only for companies not already present in Emilia Romagna:

  • Productive investments in assisted areas
  • Productive investments and advisory services related to the investment programme, only for SMEs

 

The maximum amount of aid for each approved investment programme will be:

  • 700 thousand euro for investment programmes hiring from 10 to 19 additional employees (of which at least 30% have to be graduated) compared to December 31, 2018 – Only for companies in the cultural and creative sectors
  • 1.5 million euro for investment programmes hiring from 20 to 49 additional employees (of which at least 30% have to be graduated) compared to December 31, 2018
  • 4 million euro for investment programmes hiring from 50 to 149 additional employees (of which at least 30% have to be graduated) compared to December 31, 2018
  • 7 million euro for investment programmes with at least 150 additional employees (of which at least 30% have to be graduated) compared to December 31, 2018

 

Important specifications:

  • Minimum amount of the mandatory R&D investment is 1 million euros (500 thousand euro only for companies in the cultural and creative sectors)
  • Minimum employment impact is 20 additional employees (10 only for companies in the cultural and creative sectors). At least 30% of the additional employees have to be graduated. Additional employees will be computed in comparison with those already hired the 31th of December 2018.

 

Results of the first period of the third call to enter into Agreements for the Settlement and Development of Enterprises(R.L. 14/2014)

Innovation and employment were among the main evaluation criteria. The 17 investment programs include 23 R&D projects and 2 research infrastructures, and will create more than 500 additional employees (of which almost 50% graduated).
The financed companies are: AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI S.P.A (Sant'Agata Bolognese - BO), BELLCO S.R.L (Mirandola – MO), DATALOGIC SRL (Calderara – BO), ELETTRIC 80 S.P.A. (Viano – RE), EUROSETS SRL (Medolla – MO), FERRARI S.P.A. (Modena – MO), FEV ITALIA S.R.L. (Torino), IMAL (Modena), INJENIA (Bologna), ISOTTA FRASCHINI MILANO FABBRICA AUTOMOBILI (Bologna), IUNGO S.P.A. (Modena), MIND S.R.L. (Bologna), NIER INGEGNERIA S.P.A. (Castel Maggiore – BO), QURA SRL (Mirandola – MO), SYSTEM LOGISTICS SPA (Fiorano Modenese – MO), VIS HYDRAULICS SRL (Pavullo nel Frignano – MO), VRM (Zola Predosa – BO)

 

With the implementation of the investments now approved, the three calls for proposals of the Regional Law for the Promotion of Investments -  through 35 investment programs – are creating over 1,700 additional jobs, without considering the 237 existing jobs reintegrated with the first call.

 

Strumenti personali

Invest è realizzato da Ervet s.p.a su incarico della Regione Emilia-Romagna

Via Morgagni, 6 - 40122 Bologna tel. 051/6450411 - P.I. 00569890379 - fax 051/6450310 - e-mail: investinemiliaromagna@ervet.it - info@ervet.it