28.9.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 233/9


Information communicated by Member States regarding State aid granted under Commission Regulation (EC) No 68/2001 of 12 January 2001 on the application of Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty to training aid

(2006/C 233/06)

(Text with EEA relevance)

Aid No

XT 3/06

Member State

Germany

Region

Brandenburg

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

INNOPUNKT 13 ‘Prospects for qualified young women in the Land of Brandenburg’

Legal basis

§§ 23, 44 Landeshaushaltsordnung des Landes Brandenburg

Annual expenditure planned or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

EUR 0,35 million

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

5/2005

Duration of the scheme or individual aid award

Until 5.5.2007

(The adjustment period provided for in Article 8(2) of Regulation 68/2001 is being used in order to make any adjustment needed to bring the scheme into line with the block exemption regulation then applicable)

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

 

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Landesagentur für Struktur und Arbeit Brandenburg GmbH

Address:

Wetzlarer Str. 54

D-14482 Potsdam

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 4/06

Member State

Germany

Region

Brandenburg

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

INNOPUNKT 12 ‘Future prospects due to cluster-based regional interaction processes’

Legal basis

§§ 23, 44 Landeshaushaltsordnung des Landes Brandenburg

Annual expenditure planned or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

EUR 0,8 million

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

11.2004

Duration of the scheme or individual aid award

Until 30.11.2006

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

 

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Landesagentur für Struktur und Arbeit Brandenburg GmbH

Address:

Wetzlarer Str. 54

D-14482 Potsdam

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 5/06

Member State

Germany

Region

Brandenburg

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

INNOPUNKT 14 ‘Alliances between the cultural and business sectors promote growth and employment in Brandenburg’

Legal basis

§§ 23, 44 Landeshaushaltsordnung des Landes Brandenburg

Annual expenditure planned or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

EUR 0,58 million

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

8.2005

Duration of the scheme or individual aid award

Until 30.8.2007

(The adjustment period provided for in Article 8(2) of Regulation 68/2001 is being used in order to make any adjustment needed to bring the scheme into line with the block exemption regulation then applicable. Steps are being taken to ensure that after the deadline the scheme is in keeping with the block exemption regulation or corresponding rules then in force)

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

 

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Landesagentur für Struktur und Arbeit Brandenburg GmbH

Address:

Wetzlarer Str. 54

D-14482 Potsdam

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 10/06

Member State

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Region

Scotland (Local Authorities)

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Support for SMEs for training

Legal basis

Section 20 of Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

GBP 2 million

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

From 1.1.2006

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 31.12.2006

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

Yes

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Scottish Executive

Address:

State Aid Unit

Meridian Court

5 Cadogan Street

Glasgow G2 6AT

United Kingdom

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 11/06

Member State

United Kingdom

Region

West Wales & The Valleys Objective 1 Region

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Energy Tech Limited

Legal basis

Council Regulation (EC) No. 1260/99

The Structural Funds (National Assembly for Wales) Regulations 2000 (no./906/2000)

The Structural Funds (National Assembly for Wales) Designation2000

Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

GBP 19 600

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

From 17.1.2006

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 31.12.2006

NB. As noted above, the grant was committed prior to 31 December 2006. Payments against this commitment will, potentially (in line with N+2) continue until 30 April 2008

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

No

Economic sectors concerned

Limited to specific sectors

Yes

Other services (Renewable Energy)

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

National Assembly for Wales

Address:

C/o Welsh European Funding Office

Cwm Cynon Business Park

Mountain Ash CF45 4ER

United Kingdom

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 12/06

Member State

United Kingdom

Region

London

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Kessler Limited (Lean Learning Academy)

Legal basis

Section 4 RDA Act 1998

Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

GBP 123 000

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

From 21.3.2006

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 17.7.2006

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

 

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

London Development Agency

Address:

Devon House, 58

60 St Katherines Way

London. E1W 15X

United Kingdom

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 14/06

Member State

Deutschland

Region

Brandenburg

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

IHK Projektgesellschaft mbH

Legal basis

§§ 23, 44 Landeshaushaltsordnung des Landes Brandenburg

Annual expenditure planned or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

EUR 0,28 million

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

23.2.2006

Duration of the scheme or individual aid award

Until 15.12.2007

(The adjustment period provided for in Article 8(2) of Regulation 68/2001 is being used in order to make any adjustment needed to bring the scheme into line with the block exemption regulation then applicable. Steps are being taken to ensure that after the deadline the scheme is in keeping with the block exemption regulation or corresponding rules then in force)

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

No

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Landesagentur für Struktur und Arbeit Brandenburg GmbH

Address:

Wetzlarer Str. 54

D-14482 Potsdam

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 19/06

Member State

United Kingdom

Region

London

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Richard Edward Limited (Lean Learning Academy)

Legal basis

Section 4 RDA Act 1998

Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

GBP 72 700

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

From 21.3.2006

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 17.7.2006

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

 

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

London Development Agency

Address:

Devon House, 58

60 St Katherines Way

London. E1W 15X

United Kingdom

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 22/06

Member State

United Kingdom

Region

West Midlands

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Accelerate — Training Support for the West Midlands Automotive Cluster

Legal basis

Employment Act 1973 — Section 2(1) and 2(2) as substantiated by Section 25 of the Employment and Training Action1998 and the Industrial Development Act 1982, Section 7 & 11

Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 — Section 5 & 6

Greater London Authority Action 1999

Leasehold and Reform, Housing and Urban Act 1993

National Lottery Act, 1998

Local Government Act, 2000 — Section 2

Housing Grant Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 — Section 126

Employment and Training Act 1993 — Section 2

Leasehold, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 — Part 3

Learning and Skills Council Act 2000

Annual expenditure planned under the scheme or overall amount of individual aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

GBP 25 million

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

GBP 150 000

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

From 1.1.2006

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 31.12.2006

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

Yes

Economic sectors concerned

All sectors eligible for training aid

No

Limited to specific sectors

Yes

All manufacturing

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Address:

75 Harborne Road, Edgbaston

Birmingham, B15 3DH

United Kingdom

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 24/06

Member State

Belgium

Region

Vlaanderen

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

Van Hool

Bernard van Hoolstraat 58

B-2500 Lier

Legal basis

Decreet van 31 januari 2003

Annual expenditure planned or overall amount of aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

EUR 953 063

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

12.5.2006

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 30.7.2008

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

Yes

Economic sectors concerned

Limited to specific sectors

Yes

Motor vehicles

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Vlaamse Gewest

Address:

Markiesstraat 1

B-1000 Brussel

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes

 


Aid No

XT 25/06

Member State

Belgium

Region

Vlaanderen

Title of aid scheme or name of company receiving individual aid

P&O Ports Antwerp

Nieuwe Westweg — Haven 742

B-2040 Antwerpen

Legal basis

Decreet van 31 januari 2003

Annual expenditure planned or overall amount of aid granted to the company

Aid scheme

Annual overall amount

 

Loans guaranteed

 

Individual aid

Overall aid amount

EUR 999 261

Loans guaranteed

 

Maximum aid intensity

In conformity with Article 4(2)-(7) of the Regulation

Yes

 

Date of implementation

19.5.2006

Duration of scheme or individual aid award

Until 30.8.2008

Objective of aid

General training

Yes

Specific training

 

Economic sectors concerned

Limited to specific sectors

Yes

Maritime transport services

Yes

Name and address of the granting authority

Name:

Vlaamse Gewest

Address:

Markiesstraat 1

B-1000 Brussel

Large individual aid grants

In conformity with Article 5 of the Regulation

Yes