Informação: Regional Government reinforces lines of credit to support companies
The Vice-President of the Regional Government announced today in Ponta Delgada new measures to support businesspeople in the archipelago with the aim of revitalising and relaunching Azorean economy.
Sérgio Ávila spoke at the signing ceremony of the protocols with banks for the lines of credit to support companies. The government official restated the Regional Government's commitment wi... Mais >>
Informação: Santa Catarina Cannery distinguished as Portuguese brand
The company Santa Catarina Indústria Conserveira, S.A., was identified as a "brand that generates added value for the country" in the context of the project "Portugal Inspira," an entrepreneurial initiative that aims to promote Portuguese brands and products.
This project, which has created a platform for the identification of national products and services that generate added value for the... Mais >>
Informação: Eventos 2013
Este ano de 2013, o CRAA promove a realização das Mostras Regionais de Artesanato (M.ART.), durante as principais festividades do Arquipélago.
Deste modo, o CRAA irá dar continuidade à renovação da imagem dos eventos, iniciada em 2011, com o objetivo de aumentar a visibilidade das atividades artesanais e numa perspetiva de renovação/inovação... Mais >>
Informação: Sérgio Ávila satisfied with successful participation of the Azores at SISAB
The Vice-President of the Government conveyed today his satisfaction with the success achieved with the presence of 27 Azorean companies at SISAB 2013 - International Food and Drinks Sector Fair that ended on Wednesday in Lisbon.
Sérgio Ávila welcomed the fact that the "strong presence" of the Azores created the "conditions for the establishment of international partnership, allowin... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Government regulates support to handicrafts
The Official Gazette published today the Regional Implementing Decree regulating the Incentive Scheme for the Development of Azores Handicrafts (SIDART).
With this legislation, the Regional Government of the Azores implements one of the measures provided in the Agenda for Employment Creation and Business Competitiveness, thus concluding the revision of SIDART.
The decree establishes the criteri... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Centre for Handicrafts launches promotional line “Azores in a box - artcraft”
With the aim of increasing the visibility of Azorean craft activities, the Regional Centre for Handicrafts (CRAA) has created the project “Azores in a box – Artesanato/Artcraft,” featuring pieces made by regional artisans.
The initiative consists of "kits" containing promotional products from different Azorean crafts in diverse areas, such as religion, ceramics, dolls, weavi... Mais >>
Informação: Access and exercise of economic activities with reduced administrative burden
The administrative burden for the access and exercise of economic activities in the Autonomous Region of the Azores is expected to reduce with the elimination of licences, permits, inspections and prior requirements that were necessary for certain activities.
This measure follows the approval of a document establishing free access and exercise of economic activities in the archipelago that was a... Mais >>
Informação: Carlos César urges chambers of commerce to be more proactive in mobilising businesspeople
The President of the Government urged the Horta Chamber of Commerce, as well as chambers of commerce, to "take a more proactive position to stimulate cooperation among companies as well as the promotion and defence of the products and services offered by regional companies."
For Carlos César, it is necessary to "safeguard the partnerships of our businesspeople with good investors and ent... Mais >>
Informação: Government extends application deadlines for the credit lines to support Azorean companies
The Government of the Azores has decided to extend for another 90 days the application deadlines for the credit lines "Azores Invest II," "Azores Companies III" as well as for the financial restructuring of companies support. These measures are part of the Programme for the promotion of Employment and Competitiveness in the Azores.
The deadline for applications, which ended this week, was extend... Mais >>
Informação: Crafts School to provide training for regional artisans
The Government of the Azores, through the Regional Centre for Handicrafts (CRAA) will organise a series of training courses for regional artisans covering several techniques in September and October.
The existence of Santo Amaro Crafts School makes the island of Pico a prime location for the organisation of these courses and the installation of crafts residences since the school has the capacity... Mais >>