Breweries, bakeries and brides: Where Italy invested its EU billions

Breweries, bakeries and brides: Where Italy invested its EU billions

Bridal dress manufacturers had been one of several astonishing recipients of EU structural funds. Office of Public Affairs/Flickr

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The EU promised the south of Italy billions to market research and innovation, but, as EURACTIV Germany states, the amount of money ended up being allocated to some projects that are strange…

Just just What do a bridal use socket in Puglia, Fiat, mobile provider Telecom and a Calabrian cinema all have as a common factor? The solution is fairly easy: EU structural money help.

Between 2007 and 2013, Brussels pumped around Ђ6 billion in to the south of Italy, cash which was designed to support “research and innovation tasks within the four elements of Puglia, Calabria, Sicily and Campania”, therefore as promote “social and financial development”. Continue reading “Breweries, bakeries and brides: Where Italy invested its EU billions”