To support entrepreneurship in 2015 the Murmansk region will receive RUR 13,5 mln more comparing to 2014.
The Order of the Government of the Russian Federation of March 28, 2015 № 538-р allocated federal budget resources limits for the Murmansk region in the amount of RUR 89 039 814 for the implementation of the subprogram “Small and medium-sized business support” of the state program of the Murmansk region “Development of the economic potential and creation of the favorable business climate”. Out of these funds in 2015 for the Ministry for Development of Industry and Entrepreneurship of the Murmansk region will provide integrated support for beginning and acting entrepreneurs, which will include:
- financial support in the form of grants to develop own business, microloans, subsidies to cover expenses of small and medium-sized business (incl. loan and lease agreements subsidizing, social entrepreneurship subjects subsidizing and subsidies connected with “northern appreciation”);
- financial support for innovation companies in the form of grants for beginning innovation companies, subsidies for innovation companies to develop proposals for venture funds and organizations funding innovation projects, and subsidies for innovation companies with purpose to refund expenses connected with production (disposal) of goods, delivery of works, rendering of services;
- financial and marketing assistance of business activities;
- implementation of actions of the program on assisting youth entrepreneurship “Entrepreneur You”.
For detailed information on all the existing type of support, please, refer to the Portal of small and medium-sized business of the Murmansk region: http://maloe.gov-murman.ru/.
Federal budget resources allocation is on competition basis. To gain the above resources the Ministry for Development of Industry and Entrepreneurship of the Murmansk region will participate at the competitive selection of Russian Federation Subjects, to which budgets the subsidies will be provided out of the federal budget for the purposes of state support for small and medium-sized business through the Subjects of the RF. The contest is tentatively to be in May 2015.