Informação: SuperDARN project is example for the revitalisation of our economy, says Vítor Fraga
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport praised today the "joint efforts and cooperation between various international, regional and local entities" that have made possible the implementation of the SuperDARN project on Graciosa.
Vítor Fraga spoke at the signing ceremony of the land lease contract for the installation of the infrastructures for this international programme. The gove... Mais >>
Informação: Sérgio Ávila satisfied with growing number of projects developed under SIDER and "Empreende Jovem"
The Vice-President of the Government of the Azores conveyed his satisfaction with the approval of 32 new investment projects under the programmes SIDER and "Empreende Jovem" (Youth Entrepreneurship), representing a total investment of 21 million Euros and the creation of 55 jobs.
Sérgio Ávila considered that this is an "evidence of the added value brought by these programmes to entrepr... 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: Regional Government awards 10 million Euros to companies for employment maintenance programmes and Carlos César conveys his confidence in the future
The President of the Government conveyed today his belief that "it is important to overcome this difficult period with intelligence, good management and perception of opportunities."
For Carlos César - who spoke to more than one hundred businesspeople during the signing ceremony of the contracts under the Employment Enhancement Programme - this way of tackling difficulties will allow "Azore... Mais >>
Informação: Sea is essential for wealth and employment generation
The connection between the fisheries and tourism sectors "is becoming increasingly relevant for the contribution to the development of our Region," said the Regional Secretary for the Economy in Ponta Delgada on Monday morning.
Luísa Schanderl spoke at the opening session of the seminar "The Improvement of Azores Fish," highlighting the strategy conducted by the Regional Government in the ... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Secretary for the Economy meets with Flores business centre
The analysis of issues related to local companies was the main goal of two meetings held today between the Regional Secretary for the Economy, the board of Flores and Corvo business centre and the businesspeople from Flores tourism sector.
During the meeting, Luísa Schanderl conveyed the Government's willingness to collaborate with businesspeople in order to search for the best solutions th... Mais >>
Informação: Concurso Regional de Empreendedorismo 2012
Está aberto o período de candidaturas à edição de 2012 do Concurso Regional de Emrpeendedorismo.
Podem ser candidatados projetos sustentados por planos de negócios que sejam inovadores, exequíveis e respondam a necessidades do mercado.
Para além de outros prémios, os três primeiros classificados recebem €15.000, €10.000 e €5.000... Mais >>
Informação: Government fosters corporate culture of quality in the Azores
The Regional Director for the Investment Support and to Competitiveness advocated in Ponta Delgada on Friday that the commitment to quality is indeed a requirement for the success and survival of companies in the markets.
Presiding over the opening session of the seminar on "Productivity and Management Systems," sponsored by the Portuguese Association for Quality (APCER), Arnaldo Machado defe... Mais >>