Indirect funds (or structural) are provided by the European Commission through the national or regional authorities who publish notices for their allocation.
Funds are disbursed in accordance with the following steps:
Structural funds are aimed at products, processes or services having a local impact that is circumscribed to the region that issued the tender notice. The five structural and investment funds are:
European Rural Development Fund,Cohesion Fund, European Social Fund, European Regional Development Fund and European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
The five goals of the structural funds to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive growth
|employment for 75% of citizens ages 20 - 64||investing 3% of European GDPs in research and innovation||reduce by 20% greenhouse gases compared with 1990 numbers||reduce the school drop-out rate to less than 10%||reduce by 20 million the number of people at risk of poverty|
|increase by 20% in energy efficiency and bring to 20% energy production from renewable sources||raise to 40% the percentage of citizens ages 30 - 40 with high school education|
ROPs are regional operational programs that put into practice guidelines driven by thematic objectives. The following map of Italy details information and tender notices related to regional development funds. Additional information is available on Opencoesione
The PON are supranational operational programs that are directly managed by the relevant ministries.