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EU funding for material and energy efficiency of tourism-related companies

Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, Managing Authority for ERDF, ESF and Cohesion Fund, issued a grant decision for the call for proposals “Support for micro, small and medium-sized tourism-related companied to enhance their material and energy efficiency” to be published by Ministry of Economic Development and Technology on Friday. The total European Regional Development Fund support available under the call for proposals stands at EUR 21.5 million of which EUR 18 million will be allocated to cohesion region Vzhodna Slovenija and EUR 3.5 million to cohesion region Zahodna Slovenija.

The available funding will be spent for enhancing the competitiveness of micro, small and medium-sized tourism-related companies (SMEs), namely for promoting measures for the use of renewable energy sources and measures reducing the use of materials and energy. The call for proposals aims to reduce operating costs and the development gap of SMEs.       

The following SMEs are eligible: SMEs from cohesion region Vzhodna SLovenija and disadvantaged border areas in cohesion region Zahodna Slovenija, namely the municipality of Ajdovščina, Bohinj, Bovec, Brda, Cerkno, Divača, Gorje, Hrpelje-Kozina, Jezersko, Kanal, Kobarid, Komen, Kranjska Gora, Miren-Kostanjevica, Preddvor, Renče-Vogrsko, Sežana, Tolmin, Tržič and Vipava.

For more information, please refer to Ministry of Economic Development and Technology.