9.12.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 360/6


Information communicated by Member States regarding State aid granted under Commission Regulation (EC) No 800/2008 declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the common market in application of Articles 87 and 88 of the Treaty (General Block Exemption Regulation)

(Text with EEA relevance)

2011/C 360/02

Reference number of the State Aid

SA.31302 (X 308/10)

Member State

Germany

Member State reference number

Name of the Region (NUTS)

NIEDERSACHSEN

Mixed

Granting authority

Investitions- und Förderbank Niedersachsen (NBank)

Günther-Wagner-Allee 12-16

30177 Hannover

www.nbank.de

Title of the aid measure

Richtlinie über die Gewährung von Zuwendungen zur Förderung der einzelbetrieblichen Unternehmensberatung kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen in Niedersachsen (Beratungsrichtlínie 2009)

National legal basis (Reference to the relevant national official publication)

Nds. MBl 2010, S. 593

Type of measure

Scheme

Amendment of an existing aid measure

XS 290/2007

Duration

1.1.2009-31.12.2015

Economic sector(s) concerned

All economic sectors eligible to receive aid

Type of beneficiary

SME

Annual overall amount of the budget planned under the scheme

EUR 2,39 (in millions)

For guarantees

Aid Instrument (Article 5)

Direct grant

Reference to the Commission Decision

If co-financed by Community funds

Genehmigung vom 7. und 9.8.2007 - EUR 2,19 (in millions)

Objectives

Maximum aid intensity in % or Maximum aid amount in national currency

SME-bonuses in %

Aid for consultancy in favour of SMEs (Art. 26)

50 %

Web link to the full text of the aid measure:

http://www.nbank.de/_downloads/Foerderprogramme/Beratungsfoerderung/Richtlinie.pdf

Reference number of the State Aid

SA.31320 (X 311/10)

Member State

Bulgaria

Member State reference number

Name of the Region (NUTS)

Bulgaria

Article 107(3)(a)

Granting authority

Агенция по заетоста

гр. София, 1000, бул. „Княз Ал. Дондуков“ № 3

http://www.az.government.bg

Title of the aid measure

Схема BG051PO001-1.1.03 - „Развитие“, проект „Нов избор – развитие и реализация“ по ОП „РЧР“

National legal basis (Reference to the relevant national official publication)

Регламент (ЕО) № 800/2008 http://www.az.government.bg/EFunds/OPHRD/Norm_Docs/Reg_800.pdf

Регламент (ЕО) № 1083/2006 http://www.az.government.bg/EFunds/OPHRD/Norm_Docs/Reg_1083.pdf

Регламент (ЕО) № 1081/2006 http://www.az.government.bg/EFunds/OPHRD/Norm_Docs/Reg_1081.pdf

Регламент (ЕК) № 1828/2006 http://www.az.government.bg/EFunds/OPHRD/Norm_Docs/Reg_1828_en.pdf

ПМС № 121/31.5.2007 г. http://www.az.government.bg/EFunds/OPHRD/Norm_Docs/PMS121.pdf

Type of measure

Scheme

Amendment of an existing aid measure

Duration

30.12.2009-31.12.2012

Economic sector(s) concerned

Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas, Mining of metal ores, Other mining and quarrying, Mining support service activities, MANUFACTURING, ELECTRICITY, GAS, STEAM AND AIR CONDITIONING SUPPLY, WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE, WASTE MANAGEMENT AND REMEDIATION ACTIVITIES, CONSTRUCTION, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE; REPAIR OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES, TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE, ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD SERVICE ACTIVITIES, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION, FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE ACTIVITIES, REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES, PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES, ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT SERVICE ACTIVITIES, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND DEFENCE; COMPULSORY SOCIAL SECURITY, EDUCATION, HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES, ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION, OTHER SERVICE ACTIVITIES, ACTIVITIES OF HOUSEHOLDS AS EMPLOYERS; U0NDIFFERENTIATED GOODS- AND SERVICES-PRODUCING ACTIVITIES OF HOUSEHOLDS FOR OWN USE, ACTIVITIES OF EXTRATERRITORIAL ORGANISATIONS AND BODIES

Type of beneficiary

SME,large enterprise

Annual overall amount of the budget planned under the scheme

BGN 250,00 (in millions)

For guarantees

Aid Instrument (Article 5)

Direct grant

Reference to the Commission Decision

If co-financed by Community funds

ЕСФ по Оперативна програма „Развитие на човешките ресурси“, одобрена от Европейската комисия - № CCI: 2007BG051PO001 - BGN 212,50 (in millions)

Objectives

Maximum aid intensity in % or Maximum aid amount in national currency

SME-bonuses in %

Aid for the recruitment of disadvantaged workers in the form of wage subsidies (Art. 40)

50 %

Web link to the full text of the aid measure

http://www.az.government.bg/internal.asp?CatID=28&WA=Efunds/OPHRD/AP1103/Menu_1103.htm

Интернет страницата на Агенция по заетостта, рубрика „Европейски фондове и международни проекти“, меню „Оперативна програма развитие на човеките ресурси“, подменю „Активни програми“, от списъка с програми се избира BG051PO001-1.1.03 - „Развитие“

Reference number of the State Aid

SA.31323 (X 312/10)

Member State

Estonia

Member State reference number

Name of the Region (NUTS)

Estonia

Article 107(3)(a)

Granting authority

SA Keskkonnainvesteeringute Keskus

Narva mnt 7A

10117 TALLINN

http://www.kik.ee

Title of the aid measure

Vooluveekogude seisundi parandamise tingimused

National legal basis (Reference to the relevant national official publication)

1)

Keskkonnaministri 5. juuli 2010. a määrus nr 24 „Meetme „Vooluveekogude seisundi parandamine” tingimused avatud taotlemise korral” (RTI, 14.7.2010, 46, 274)

2)

Perioodi 2007-2013 struktuuritoetuse seadus (RT I 2006, 59, 440)

Type of measure

Scheme

Amendment of an existing aid measure

Duration

17.7.2010-31.8.2013

Economic sector(s) concerned

All economic sectors eligible to receive aid

Type of beneficiary

SME,large enterprise

Annual overall amount of the budget planned under the scheme

For guarantees

Aid Instrument (Article 5)

Direct grant

Reference to the Commission Decision

If co-financed by Community funds

Kogu perioodi ÜF vahendeid kokku kasutatakse 150 miljonit krooni. Keskmiselt jagatakse iga aasta (3. aasta jooksul) 50 miljonit krooni Ühtekuuluvusfondi vahendeid. - EUR 0,00 (in millions)

Objectives

Maximum aid intensity in % or Maximum aid amount in national currency

SME-bonuses in %

Investment aid enabling undertakings to go beyond Community standards for environmental protection or increase the level of environmental protection in the absence of Community standards (Art. 18)

(Reference to the relevant standards: veeseaduse §40' lg 11 ja 13 ,veeseaduse §40' lg 11 ja 13 ")

35 %

20 %

Aid for consultancy in favour of SMEs (Art. 26)

50 %

Web link to the full text of the aid measure:

https://www.riigiteataja.ee/ert/act.jsp?id=13339732

Reference number of the State Aid

SA.31464 (X 335/10)

Member State

United Kingdom

Member State reference number

Name of the Region (NUTS)

SCOTLAND

Mixed

Granting authority

Rural and Environment Directorate

Saughton House

Broomhouse Drive

Edinburgh

EH11 3XD

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Home

Title of the aid measure

Scottish Rural Deevolopment Programme - measure code 312 (Support for the creation and development of micro enterprises)

National legal basis (Reference to the relevant national official publication)

Section 2 (2) of the European Communities Act 1972

Type of measure

Scheme

Amendment of an existing aid measure

Duration

16.8.2010-31.12.2013

Economic sector(s) concerned

All economic sectors eligible to receive aid

Type of beneficiary

SME

Annual overall amount of the budget planned under the scheme

GBP 4,20 (in millions)

For guarantees

GBP 0,00 (in millions)

Aid Instrument (Article 5)

Direct grant

Reference to the Commission Decision

If co-financed by Community funds

Council Regulation (EC) 1698/2005 of 20 September 2005 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) - GBP 2,60 (in millions)

Objectives

Maximum aid intensity in % or Maximum aid amount in national currency

SME-bonuses in %

Aid for newly created small enterprises (Art.14)

20 %

SME investment and employment aid (Art.15)

20 %

Web link to the full text of the aid measure:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/SRDP

Reference number of the State Aid

SA.31465 (X 336/10)

Member State

United Kingdom

Member State reference number

Name of the Region (NUTS)

SCOTLAND

Mixed

Granting authority

Rural and Environment Directorate

Saughton House

Broomhouse Drive

Edinburgh

EH11 3XD

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Home

Title of the aid measure

Scottish Rural Development Programme - measure code 124 ( cooperation for development of new products, process and technologies in the agriculture and food sector and in the forestry sector)

National legal basis (Reference to the relevant national official publication)

Section 2 (2) of the European Communities Act 1972

Type of measure

Scheme

Amendment of an existing aid measure

Duration

16.8.2010-31.12.2013

Economic sector(s) concerned

Food and beverage service activities

Type of beneficiary

SME

Annual overall amount of the budget planned under the scheme

GBP 2,60 (in millions)

For guarantees

GBP 0,00 (in millions)

Aid Instrument (Article 5)

Direct grant

Reference to the Commission Decision

If co-financed by Community funds

Council Regulation 1698/2005 of 20 September 2005 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for rural development (EAFRD) - GBP 1,60 (in millions)

Objectives

Maximum aid intensity in % or Maximum aid amount in national currency

SME-bonuses in %

Experimental development (Art. 31(2)(c))

25 %

20 %

Fundamental research (Art. 31(2)(a))

100 %

Industrial research (Art. 31(2)(b))

50 %

20 %

Web link to the full text of the aid measure:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/SRDP