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C 108/2 EN Official Journal of the European Union 7.5.

2003

Information communicated by Member States regarding State aid granted under Commission
Regulation (EC) No 70/2001 of 12 January 2001 on the application of Articles 87 and 88 of the
EC Treaty to State aid to small and medium-sized enterprises

(2003/C 108/02)
(Text with EEA relevance)

Aid No: XS 28/02 Objective of aid: The aid is designed to introduce B2B in
industry and commerce in Schleswig-Holstein, where SMEs
predominate, and to eliminate competitive disadvantages of a
Member State: Germany structural nature. SMEs will be offered incentives to exploit in a
forward-looking and consequential manner the opportunities
Region: Schleswig-Holstein afforded by B2B to improve their basic economic position.
To that end, customary business procedures in their entirety
should be extensively computerised
Title of aid scheme or name of the company receiving an
individual aid: Scheme to promote measures aimed at intro-
ducing Business to Business (B2B) in SMEs Economic sector(s) concerned: SMEs in all sectors of the
economy, with the exception of the activities specified in
Article 1(2) of Regulation (EC) No 70/2001
Legal basis: Richtlinie über die Förderung von Maßnahmen zur
Einführung des elektronischen Geschäftsverkehrs — Business to
Name and address of the granting authority:
Business (B2B) — bei kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen
(KMU) Schleswig-Holsteins im Rahmen des Europäischen Fonds
für Regionale Entwicklung (B2B-Richtlinie) Technologie-Transfer-Zentrale Schleswig-Holstein GmbH
Lorentzendamm 22
D-24103 Kiel
Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall Tel. (49-431) 51 96 20
amount of individual aid granted to the company: Fax (49-431) 51 96 233
EUR 511 300 e-mail: zentrale@ttzsh.de

Maximum aid intensity: Other information:

(a) Under Article 4(3) of Regulation (EC) No 70/2001, in Günter Stelck


Objective 2 areas of the districts of Dithmarschen, Nord- Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Technologie und Verkehr des
friesland, Ostholstein and Schleswig-Flensburg as well as Landes Schleswig-Holstein, Ref. VII 312
the towns of Flensburg and Lübeck (national assisted area Tel. (49-431) 988 46 39
under Article 87(3)(c) of the EC Treaty): Fax (49-431) 988 48 12
e-mail: guenter.stelck@wimi.landsh.de
Investment in fixed or intangible assets:

— for small enterprises: 25 %

— for medium-sized enterprises: 17,5 % Aid No: XS 34/02

(b) in all other Objective 2 areas: Member State: Italy

Investment in fixed or intangible assets: Region: Molise

— for small enterprises: 15 % Title of aid scheme or name of the company receiving an
individual aid: Law No 1329/65 (the ‘Sabatini Law’):
additional capital contributions for the acquisition or leasing
— for medium-sized enterprises: 7,5 % of new machine tools or production equipment

(c) External consultancy: 50 % of eligible expenditure Legal basis: Legge 28.11.1965, n. 1329; Legge 19.12.1983, n.
696, art. 3; Legge 16.2.1987, n. 44; Decreto del ministro
Date of implementation: 1 April 2002 dell'Industria, del commercio e dell'artigianato del 21.2.1973;
Decreto del ministro del Tesoro del 30.4.1987; Legge
17.5.1999, n. 144; Decreto legislativo 31.3.1998, n. 112, art.
Duration of scheme or individual aid award: 1 April 2002 19; Regolamento (CE) n. 70/2001 del 12.1.2001; Delibera di
until 31 December 2004 giunta della Regione Molise del 5 giugno 2001, n. 653
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Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall Name and address of the granting authority:
amount of individual aid granted to the company:
Regione Molise
Assessorato alle attività produttive
Calendar year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Settore industria
Via Roma, 84
Amount in EUR thousand — 495 494 494 494 494 I-86100 Campobasso
Tel. (39-0874) 42 95 82 — 42 98 40
Maximum aid intensity: 19 % gge Fax (39-0874) 42 96 33 — 42 98 54

Other information: This aid scheme does not apply to


Date of implementation: 1.5.2002 (no aid will in any event
investments that reach one of the following two thresholds:
be granted before this summary has been communicated to the
Commission)
(a) the total eligible costs of the whole project are at least
EUR 25 million and the net aid intensity is at least 50 %
Duration of scheme or individual aid award: 31 December
of the net aid ceiling as determined in the regional aid map
2006
for the area concerned; or

Objective of aid: The aid is intended to facilitate the purchase (b) the total gross aid amounts to at least EUR 15 million.
or leasing of machine tools or new manufacturing equipment
made in Italy or abroad, for a unit or aggregate cost in excess
of ITL 1 million, including machine systems, ancillary The aid scheme is not contingent upon the use of domestic as
equipment, accessories, fixed or self-propelled machinery and opposed to imported goods.
equipment for handling, transporting and lifting equipment
(cranes and overhead travelling cranes, tractors, belt conveyors,
etc.) in the factory or yard, and kitchen and air-conditioning Only expenditure incurred since the date on which the aid
equipment. application was submitted is eligible

The machine tools and production equipment must form part


of the logistical structure of production units located in Molise
and registered with the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Crafts
and Agriculture (CCIAA) and should not be invoiced prior to
the date on which the purchase or leasing contract is signed.
Aid No: XS 44/02
Vehicles, vessels and aircraft entered in public registers are not
covered
Member State: Spain

Economic sector(s) concerned: SMEs in the extractive or


Region: Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia
manufacturing sectors covered by Sections C and D of the
ISTAT 1991 Classification of economic activities, with the
following exceptions: Title of aid scheme or name of the company receiving an
individual aid: Aid to provide finance in 2002 for projects
aimed at integrating into the new economy, and particularly
— agro-industry (subsection DA), teleworking, groups of workers experiencing difficulties in
gaining access to the traditional labour market, implemented
— iron and steel (13.10, 13.20, 27.10, 27.22.1, 27.22.2), by firms and non-profit institutions in the Region of Murcia

— manufacture of synthetic and artificial fibres (24.70), Legal basis: Estatuto de Autonomía de la Región de Murcia;
Decreto del Consejo de Gobierno no 1/2002, de 15 de enero,
de reorganización de la Administración Regional; Decreto le-
— shipbuilding (35.11.1, 35.11.3), gislativo 1/1999 de 2 de diciembre, texto refundido de la Ley
de Hacienda de la Región de Murcia; Orden de 12 de abril de
2002, de la Consejería de Ciencia, Tecnología, Industria y Co-
— export-related activities (see Article 1(2) of Regulation No mercio, reguladora de las bases y convocatoria de las ayudas
70/2001), para la incorporación a la nueva economía de colectivos con
dificultades de acceso al mercado laboral para el ejercicio 2002;
— investments relating to the exercise of activities in the
motor vehicle industry (34.10, 34.20 and 34.30) are Commission Regulation (EC) No 70/2001 of 12 January 2001
subject to the limits of the de minimis rule (aid not on the application of Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty to
exceeding a total of EUR 100 000 in a three-year period) State aid to small and medium-sized enterprises
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Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall Legal basis: Orden de 27 de diciembre de 2000, del Consejero
amount of individual aid granted to the company: Aid de Industria, Comercio, y Turismo, de modificación de la Or-
allocated to private firms (SMEs): EUR 120 000 den de 28 de julio de 2000, del Consejero de Industria, Co-
mercio, y Turismo, por la que se regulan el programa GAU-
Maximum aid intensity: In the case of private firms, not more ZATU-Turismo, de ayudas a la inversión y a la creación de
than 50 % gross grant equivalent may be granted in respect of empresas de especial interés estratégico para el desarrollo tu-
eligible costs rístico (BOPV no 249 de 30 de diciembre de 2000), y Resolu-
ción de 13 de marzo de 2002 del Viceconsejero de Innovación
y Desarrollo Industrial, por la que se hace pública la convoca-
Date of implementation: The Order came into force on 18 toria de concesión de las mencionadas ayudas (BOPV no 52 de
April 2002 14 de marzo de 2002)

Duration of scheme or individual aid award: The aid may Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall
be granted until 31 July 2002 amount of individual aid granted to the company:
EUR 1 569 000 (payment appropriation 2002:
Objective of aid: Aid to provide finance in 2002 for projects EUR 1 202 000; commitment appropriation 2003:
aimed at integrating into the new economy, and particularly EUR 367 000)
teleworking, groups of workers experiencing difficulties in
gaining access to the traditional labour market, implemented Maximum aid intensity: 21,77 % gge for SMEs
by firms and non-profit institutions in the Region of Murcia
Date of implementation: From 15 March 2002
Economic sector(s) concerned: Private firms covered by the
definition of SMEs set out in the Commission Recommendation Duration of scheme or individual aid award: 2001-2004,
of 3 April 1996 pursuant to Decree 121/2000

Name and address of the granting authority: Objective of aid: To promote the creation of and investment
in SMEs of special interest for the harmonious growth of the
D. Patricio Valverde Megías tourist industry and to contribute to territorial balance with a
Consejero de Ciencia, Tecnología, Industria y Comercio view to revitalising the least-favoured geographical areas
C/San Cristóbal, 6 (Margen Izquierda and Oarsoaldea)
E-30071 Murcia
Economic sector(s) concerned: SMEs in tourism: hotel
accommodation in tourist towns and in rundown areas, rural
hotels, non-hotel accommodation and activities for tourists in
the nature, leisure or health sector
Aid No: XS 50/02
Name and address of the granting authority:
Member State: Spain
Sr. Juan Bautista Mendizábal Juaristi
Director de Promoción Turística
Region: Autonomous Community of the Basque Country Departamento de Industria, Comercio y Turismo
Gobierno Vasco
Title of aid scheme or name of the company receiving an C/Donostia-San Sebastián, 1
individual aid: GAUZATU tourism E-01010 Vitoria-Gasteiz