EU transfers multi million euro BMW Regional Operational Programme funding

Focus on jobs and regional development.

Sligo News File Online

BMW OfficesEU funding of a €320 million development programme for the border, midlands and west has been finalised.

The European Commission and the Irish Government completed the signing of the BMW Regional Operational Programme 2014 – 2020 in Brussels.

Managed by the Ballaghaderreen-based Northern and Western  Regional Assembly, the programme is geared to regional development and creation of new jobs in the micro-enterprise and SME sector.

Funding of €480 million has been allocated to the South East.