Resource Allocation To The Fund For Sustainable Growth On The Promotion Of Research, Developmentand Innovation.

Original Language Title: Attribuzione di risorse alla sezione del Fondo per la crescitasostenibile relativa alla promozione di progetti di ricerca, sviluppoe innovazione.

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The MINISTER of ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT having regard to act February 17, 1982, n. 46, that, in art. 14, established the Special Fund for technological innovation; Having regard to the Legislative Decree March 31, 1998, n. 123, containing "provisions for the rationalization of public support to enterprises, in accordance with art. 4, paragraph 4, point c) of law March 15, 1997, # 59 '; Having regard to the decree-law June 22, 2012, n. 83, converted, with amendments, by law no August 7, 2012. 134 laying "urgent measures for the country's growth», and in particular art. 23, paragraph 2, which States that the Rotary Special Fund under art. 14 February 17, 1982, law No. 46, established in the Ministry of economic development, took the name of the ' Fund for sustainable growth» and is intended, on the basis of objectives and priorities established and periodically in accordance with the constraints arising from membership of the community legal system, the financing of programmes and interventions with significant impact nationally on the competitiveness of the productive apparatus with particular regard to the following purposes: a) the promotion of research, development and innovation projects of strategic importance to the revival of the competitiveness of the productive system, including through the strengthening of research and development centers and facilities; b) strengthening of the productive structure, the reuse of production facilities and the revival of areas which are in complex crisis situations of national importance through programme agreements; c) promotion of international presence of enterprises and the attraction of foreign investment, also in connection with the actions that will be activated by the ICE Agency for promotion abroad and internationalisation of Italian firms; See, also, paragraph 4 of article. 23 of Decree-Law No 83 of 2012, which provides, inter alia, that for each of the purposes of the Fund for sustainable growth which is established a special section under the Fund; Having regard to the Decree of the Minister of economic development, in consultation with the Minister of economy and finance, March 8, 2013, published in the Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica italiana n. 113 of May 16, 2013, by which, in accordance with art. 23, paragraph 3, of that Decree-Law No 83 of 2012, priorities have been identified, the shapes and the maximum aid intensity granted under the Fund for sustainable growth; Having regard to the Decree of the Minister of economic development June 20, 2013, published in the Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica italiana no 228 of September 28, 2013 on the allocation of resources to the Fund for sustainable growth for the purposes of art. 23, paragraph 2, point a), of the aforementioned Decree-Law No 83 of 2012, intended for intervention for the promotion of research and development projects of strategic importance for the production system and, in particular, for the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises, to whose distinguished Decree of the Minister of economic development on June 20, 2013; Given that the budget of the Fund for sustainable growth and even, on April 30, 2014, to 1,163.24 million, and that, on the same date, the Fund for new interventions, net of amounts already programming object, amounted to 642.74 million, as established by Decree of the General Director for incentives for businesses July 29, 2014; Considering that in the sum already programming object, set out in annex 3 to this directorial Decree July 29, 2014, includes those designed by art. 19, paragraph 7 of the Decree-Law October 18, 2012, # 179, converted, with amendments, by law, December 17, 2012 # 221, equal to 70.00 million, not yet committed, and therefore the resources actually available for new interventions amounted to 712.74 million; Having regard to the Decree of the Minister of economic development October 10, 2014, registered at the Court of Auditors on October 24, 2014 and being published in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic concerning the allocation of resources to sustainable growth fund sections relating to the purposes of art. 23, paragraph 2, letter a) and b) of Decree-Law No. 83 of 2012, designed, respectively, to interventions for the promotion of large research and development projects of strategic importance for the production system in the field of information and communication technologies sector (ICT) consistent with the aims of the Italian Digital Agenda and sustainable industry, for the total amount of 400.00 million, and the intervention in favour of new small innovative enterprises (so-called "Smart & Start») , to the tune of 70.00 million; Decided to allocate 4.00 million euros to the Fund's resources for sustainable growth for the funding of the participation in the tenth transnational EuroTransBio call for financing projects of industrial research and experimental development on biotechnology presented by Italian firms, including in collaboration with research organizations, associated with at least one company that is owned by another Country among those participating in the aforementioned notice; Considered, therefore, to have to give the background section for sustainable growth under art. 23, paragraph 2, point a), repeatedly cited Decree-Law No 83 of 2012, the sums necessary for the financial security of the intervention earlier invoked, to market fund resources to new interventions, which, taking into account the above, amount to at least 240 million;
Decrees:

Art. 1 1. A fee of € 4,000,000.00 (quattromilioni) resources available in the Fund for sustainable growth is attributed to the section of the Fund for the purposes of art. 23, paragraph 2, point a), of the decree-law June 22, 2012, # 83, converted, with amendments, by law No 134, August 7, 2012 and it is intended to finance projects of industrial research and experimental development on biotechnology presented by Italian firms, including in collaboration with research organizations, associated with at least one company that is owned by another Country among those participating in the tenth transnational EuroTransBio call. This Decree will be transmitted to the competent control authorities and published in the official journal of the Italian Republic.
Rome, November 18, 2014 the Minister: drive Recorded the Court of Auditors the Audit Office acts December 15, 2014 MISE and MIPAAF, Reg.ne Prev. # 4386