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You can now register for the Andorra Business 2022 company subventions

2022-06-13T15:56:06+01:00

Andorra Business assigns 190.000 euros for the 2022 subventions for small and medium sized businesses, as presented on Monday June 13th by the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, and president of Andorra Business, Jordi Gallardo, alongside the entity´s director, Judit Hidalgo. The maximum amount to be awarded is of 6000 Euros per beneficiary. Gallardo explained that “the program´s aim is to give support to Andorran companies in their transformation towards added value, innovative and competitive companies, well positioned to face the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities offered by international markets. This year´s subventions are mainly focused on [...]

You can now register for the Andorra Business 2022 company subventions2022-06-13T15:56:06+01:00

A cervical airbag for cyclists created by EVIX wins the second edition of the Andorra Sports Startup Challenge

2022-06-07T13:35:35+01:00

The jury of the Andorra Sports Startups Challenge has named a project for cervical airbags integrated into helmets, devised by Evix, as the winner of the second edition of the competition for startups promoted by Andorra Business, Andorra Research+Innovation and the Global Sports Innovation Center powered by Microsoft (GSIC). On this occasion, over 50 inscriptions from 19 different countries took part, and proposals of an extremely high level were presented with the aim of identifying the most promising technological solutions that can help in improving user experience and loyalty so as to deseasonalize Andorra´s sports and tourism offer. The jury [...]

A cervical airbag for cyclists created by EVIX wins the second edition of the Andorra Sports Startup Challenge2022-06-07T13:35:35+01:00

The Andorra Multisport Festival consolidates itself in the Principality with a higher impact and international presence

2022-06-07T13:29:21+01:00

Andorra is gearing up to host the second edition of the Andorra Multisport Festival, organized by The IRONMAN Group, kicking off on June 23rd and running to the 3rd of July. A resistance sport and adventure event that holds the full support of the Andorran Government and is sponsored by Andbank and SeafrontCapital. For the 2022 edition, the participation of over 3000 sports enthusiasts is expected (70% newcomers compared to last year´s edition) from 30 different countries, along with 6000 of the racers´ companions. All things considered it will generate an economic impact of over 6 million euros for Andorra. [...]

The Andorra Multisport Festival consolidates itself in the Principality with a higher impact and international presence2022-06-07T13:29:21+01:00

The second Edition of the Andorra Business Market presents projects from 27 start-ups and gathers 25 investors with financing capacity of over 100 million Euros

2022-05-26T14:19:56+01:00

Over 200 people took part in the opening day of the Andorra Business Market, a participative, dynamic and open forum where companies, investors and entrepreneurs interact. In this second edition, once again organized by Andorra Business and the Business Market Network, with over 25 national and international investors are taking part, 27 start-up projects are being presented and the investors present gather an overall financing capacity of over 100 million Euros. The program began with a presentation given by the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, and president of Andorra Business, Jordi Gallardo, centered around the opportunities offered by Andorra [...]

The second Edition of the Andorra Business Market presents projects from 27 start-ups and gathers 25 investors with financing capacity of over 100 million Euros2022-05-26T14:19:56+01:00

ACCIÓ and Andorra Business sign an agreement to enhance business growth in both territories

2022-06-09T12:02:14+01:00

The Generalitat de Catalunya and Andorra Business, on Monday, for the first time ever signed an agreement to enhance company competitivity in both territories. The collaboration agreement was signed by the Enterprise and Labor Councilor, Roger Torrent, the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise of Andorra, and president of Andorra Business, Jordi Gallardo. The agreement contemplates various plans of action to take advantage of synergies between ACCIÓ -the agency for business competitivity of the Department of Enterprise and Labor - and Andorra Business, the economic promotion agency from the Principality. Therefore, both administrations have established a collaborative framework to foster [...]

ACCIÓ and Andorra Business sign an agreement to enhance business growth in both territories2022-06-09T12:02:14+01:00

Presentation of the amendment project to the foreign investment law and the multiplier program

2022-05-16T10:17:14+01:00

The president of Andorra Business the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise for the Government of Andorra, Jordi Gallardo, along with the director of Andorra Business, Judit Hidalgo, on Friday May 13th at the Congress Centre in Andorra la Vella, presented the key points of the amendment project to the foreign investment law and the new multipliers program, with which they are proposing joint lines of action with some of the country´s key actors in order to attract further foreign investment to Andorra. Over 150 people were present at the event, getting to know firsthand the novelties the executive wants [...]

Presentation of the amendment project to the foreign investment law and the multiplier program2022-05-16T10:17:14+01:00

Representatives from technological firms, investment funds and airline companies in the United Kingdom meet with Andorra Business

2022-05-13T14:08:22+01:00

The Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, and president of Andorra Business, Jordi Gallardo, and the director of Andorra Business, Judit Hidalgo, held meetings on Tuesday in London with representatives from technological firms, large corporations, investment finds and airline companies, among others, with the aim of informing on investment opportunities in Andorra. Gallardo highlighted that “the aim of these meetings is to further increase economic exchange with the United Kingdom as we have detected that we can be strategically interesting. Last year´s results attest to this. Formalized foreign investment coming from this country was over 8 million euros, which translates [...]

Representatives from technological firms, investment funds and airline companies in the United Kingdom meet with Andorra Business2022-05-13T14:08:22+01:00

The Growth program for business development by Andorra Business launches its third edition

2022-05-09T08:33:35+01:00

Andorra Business announced on Friday the start of the third edition of the Growth program for business development. Up to 15 companies from Andorra will be able to benefit from this initiative which includes over 70 hours of specialized formation given by professionals from the business world, a tailormade growth program with 40 hours of individual mentoring in work areas such as digital and traditional marketing, commercialization and International sales, finance, strategy, organization and leadership. It also offers over 21 hours of group formation in the same specialties and 4 hours of special sessions. The director of Andorra Business, Judit Hidalgo, [...]

The Growth program for business development by Andorra Business launches its third edition2022-05-09T08:33:35+01:00

Andorra Business wins the Jean Baptiste Say award in the international category of business excellence

2022-05-06T14:07:42+01:00

Andorra Business won the 2022 Jean Baptiste Say award in the international category of business excellence. The award ceremony took place on Thursday April 28th in Sevilla and the prize was collected by the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise, and president of Andorra Business, Jordi Gallardo, and the director of Andorra Business, Judit Hidalgo. The Jean Baptiste Say Awards recognize excellence, business innovation and leadership with the aim of placing value on companies and entities as drivers of the economy as well as business schools, investment funds, accelerators and personalities within the executive field actively work from the private [...]

Andorra Business wins the Jean Baptiste Say award in the international category of business excellence2022-05-06T14:07:42+01:00

The IMF highlights a significant recovery of the Andorran economy in the face of the recession originated by the COVID-19 pandemic

2022-05-06T14:13:10+01:00

The Minister of Finance and Government Spokesperson, Eric Jover, and the State Secretary of International Financial Affairs, Marc Ballestà, gave a press conference on Friday on the preliminary conclusions issued by the International Monetary Funds´ technical personnel after their visit to Andorra over the last week. This preliminary report of Article IV –which will be followed by a final report that could be published before summer– is carried out periodically to all members of the IMF and, in order to complete it, a delegation from the organism held 32 meetings with officials from the General Administration, para-public companies, as well [...]

The IMF highlights a significant recovery of the Andorran economy in the face of the recession originated by the COVID-19 pandemic2022-05-06T14:13:10+01:00

The U.S. Consulate in Barcelona and Andorra Business announce 15 grants for women entrepreneurs in Andorra

2022-05-06T14:00:30+01:00

The Consulate General of the USA in Barcelona in collaboration with Andorra Business announced the first edition of the free formation program for women entrepreneurs by the American government “Academy for Women Entrepreneurs” (AWE), which will take place between May and October in Andorra. The program will be developed in collaboration with the Andorran Women´s Association. The call is open to women entrepreneurs of any nationality, residing in Andorra, that have created a startup in the last 4 years or that have a well-developed idea and are about to launch. All the participants will be a part of the vast [...]

The U.S. Consulate in Barcelona and Andorra Business announce 15 grants for women entrepreneurs in Andorra2022-05-06T14:00:30+01:00

The conclusions regarding the Drive INML cross-border project point out that support services for companies need to be increased

2022-05-09T16:27:17+01:00

The results of the European project DRIVE INML, 65% co-financed by the European Fund for Regional Development (FEDER) through the Interreg V-A Espanya-França-Andorra Program (POCTEFA 2014-2020) were published on Tuesday march 29th at the Bic Crescendo headquarters in Tarbes (France). According to the study carried out by the participating companies in the pilot project, the support services were satisfactory and of great usefulness and that work must continue to be done in this direction. The report also highlights that these new services have allowed the building of new internal procedures in each region to elaborate support services for companies. These [...]

The conclusions regarding the Drive INML cross-border project point out that support services for companies need to be increased2022-05-09T16:27:17+01:00

Schedule modification for flights between the Andorra-La Seu d’Urgell airport and the one in Madrid

2022-03-07T14:54:48+01:00

The Government has informed that from the 27th of March the flight schedules between the Andorra-La Seu d’Urgell airport and the airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas will be modified. The new schedule modifies all departure times with the aim of maximizing the potential for weekend trips, whether they be to Madrid or Andorra, adapting to the times considered to be of highest potential demand by the operator during the summer season. In the same sense, schedules will be specifically adapted in the period running between the 22nd of July and the 4th of September in order to prioritize connectivity for longer [...]

Schedule modification for flights between the Andorra-La Seu d’Urgell airport and the one in Madrid2022-03-07T14:54:48+01:00

Some of the country´s emerging companies attend the 4YFN from Mobile World Congress with the help of Andorra Business

2022-03-07T14:51:37+01:00

Andorra Business is participating, for the second year running, in 4 Years From Now (4YFN), the international event for start-ups within the framework of the world´s biggest exposition for the mobile industry, the Mobile World Congress, taking place until Thursday at the Fair of Barcelona. The entity has a stand where investment opportunities in Andorra are explained and has also helped 8 companies and entities from the country to be present (Niu Andorra Telecom, Naos, Airnex, Freemindtronic, PurpleDye, Imporex, Job and Play, and Iniced) and use the space to present their projects and set up professional meetings. Simultaneously, the Minister [...]

Some of the country´s emerging companies attend the 4YFN from Mobile World Congress with the help of Andorra Business2022-03-07T14:51:37+01:00

The World Winter Triathlon Championships return to Sant Julià de Lòria with a higher number of participants

2022-02-08T12:11:18+01:00

Naturland will host from the 3rd to the 6th of February, for the second consecutive year, the World Triathlon Winter Championships, and for the first time the World Duathlon Winter Championships. During the official presentation that took place on Monday afternoon at the Centre Cultural i de Congressos Lauredià, the Organization announced that they expect the arrival of over 250 athletes from 14 countries, for a race where the discipline´s best athletes will complete to win world titles in the elite, Under-23, junior and para-athletes categories. In this sense, the Minister for Presidency, Economy and Enterprise for the Government of [...]

The World Winter Triathlon Championships return to Sant Julià de Lòria with a higher number of participants2022-02-08T12:11:18+01:00

Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s agencies improve Andorra´s perspective from stable to positive

2022-02-08T12:16:35+01:00

Rating agencies Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings have revised their perspectives on the Principality of Andorra from stable to positive. Both agencies respectively published a note on Friday evening in which they both recognize the resilience of Andorra´s public finances and the strong economic recovery in face of the crisis caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic. The Ministry of Finance highlighted that these two evaluations support the work carried out by the Government in different fields: the management of COVID-19 both from a Health and Economic support policies provided for companies and citizens standpoint; and a budget and public [...]

Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s agencies improve Andorra´s perspective from stable to positive2022-02-08T12:16:35+01:00
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