ITC Programme

Project information

Index: 0698R2
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location ESPAÑA SUR Región de Murcia Start/End date of the practice
Start: 1999
End: ongoing

Topic of the practice

It is the aim of a State Aid Scheme to incorporate the ICT into the companies in order to improve their business management. This includes mainly consultancy but also investment in software and hardware for SME s.

Good Practice Information

Non-reimbursable grants towards the costs incurred by SME s operating in the Region of Murcia, in order to:Support the implementation of projects that include the deployment of services and applications based on
technologies of information and communication. Those projects should be focused on the management of the beneficiary company.Lines of aid:! Implementation of ER P’s
Software of advanced management, computerization of stores by radio frequency, fleet management by satellite. Extranet/Intranet, interconnection between work centers. Internal networking. Building department online sales/e-business.Aid intensity: 40% of the Eligible Costs Minimum amount: 9.600 € (Minimum Budget per Project: 24.000 €). Eligible costs: Software,Hardware, External Collaborations

Evidence of success

this State Aid Scheme show relevant effects in some issues like: ! Increasing the technology knowhow/position of the company! Improvement of organisational structures processes! Staff qualification! Strengthening and developing production/structure/processes capacity. high percentage of companies (proximately 75% of them) would develop these kinds of projects without this financial support

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Carlos Belmonte

Foundation University Enterprise of the Region of Murcia

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