General Data
Name of instrument Fund for small-scale business promotion (= Wirtschaftsförderungsfonds)
Country AT
Spatial level federal state
Type Economic instruments
Subtype Subsidies and local business development
Description Promotion of individual operations, settlements of small and medium-sized enterprises or large firms in disadvantaged areas to promote economic development and the creation of jobs. For the assignement of the promotions the economical and optimal expanse usage according to the Tyrolean Spatial Planning Law is very important.
General objectives Settlements of enterprises and enlargement, job creation, promotion of disadvantaged regions and projects who act in a responsible way to land consumption, according to the main goal of the Tyrolean spatial planning law.
General objectives keywords financial incentives; economic development;
Responsible Federal state/Province authority
Stakeholder Involved Entrepreneurs/businessmen; Private individuals;
Reference no official link!
General assessment of strength and weakness Strength: diverse criteria in differently equipped regions within the Tyrolean law of regional planning;
Weakness: dependancy from the yearly changing budget
Date of entry 23.03.2007
Legal status not-mandatory
Extension all municipalities
Type of monitoring none
Preconditions for implementation Depends on the project and the specific requirements of the region.
General comment Unofficially, protection of data privacy, therefore no examples; no statistics about the relevance concerning regional developement, but nevertheless important instrument for this purpose.
Status strong indirect relevance
Ranking 2
Status municipal administration. Local economy, environmental NGOs, municipal residents, superordinate administrations
Ranking 5
Remark not mandatory, but extention over all municipalities indicate a very high acceptance
Ranking 5
Status Budget, political will
Ranking 4
Status Direction of effect, type of effect, acceptability, perpetuity
Ranking 4
Remark Tied to spatial planning objectives and therefore assessed positively concerning its effects