Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICE)


Who are they?

The Institute for Business Competitiveness is the regional Agency responsible for economic growth activities. It is managed by the Regional Government of Castilla y León. ICE’s objective is to boost the competitiveness of Castilla y León’s productive scheme and to invigorate and subsidise the business innovative strategy.

The key activities of ICE are: encourage public and private projects for business and employment creation; handle investment initiatives; implement and project economic assistance measures; international promotion with the aim of attracting foreign investment; provide services that helps the regional advancement; give financial aids and services linked to R & D & I, including the promotion of national and international programmes. ICE has financed more than 32,000 projects for companies, pulling more than 3.200 M€ of investment in the private sector of the region. In addition, ICE has been directly involved in more than 20 innovation actions including FP5, FP6, FP7 and H2020 programmes.

How are they involved in SUSFOOD?
ICE is a SUSFOOD partner since 2017 and funder in one SUSFOOD 2-project (SPAREC).

Who is involved: Isabel Gobernado and Carmen Verdejo