The Programme aims to boost economic development and create job opportunities in Crete. It contributes to achieving the Europe 2020 targets for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, also in line with the smart specialisation strategy. It should create jobs and help SMEs to become more competitive and innovation-driven. EU funding will also contribute to meeting the requirements of the Union's acquis, in particular as regards waste water treatment and the increase of solid waste recycling, and increase energy efficiency.
EL43 - Kriti
01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2020
People , Planet , Prosperity
Expected impacts:-Support of more than 500 SMEs and cooperation of more than 200 enterprises with research institutions-Creation of 270 full time equivalent jobs-Improved water supply to additional 30,000 persons and waste water treatment to additional 75,000 persons-Additional 70,000 tonnes of waste recycling capacity per year-Annual energy savings of 902 ktoe-Support of 25 business plans for social enterprises-Some 11,000 disadvantaged persons should benefit from health and social care services.