TO INVEST IN ASTURIAS
AND INCENTIVES FOR COMPANIES
The firm support of the institutions is borne out by the numerous economic promotion programmes developed in the region aimed at the industrial sector and industrial support services.
In addition to direct aid for productive investment, Asturias has support programmes in the fields of R&D&I, training and internationalisation and it has access to European aid programmes.
TALENT AND CREATIVITY
Asturias has a highly qualified active population and a deep-rooted
The University of Oviedo, with three campuses in the region, and the Vocational Training Centres network, offers companies vast collaboration possibilities for the design and development of projects.
The Asturias Entrepreneurship programme and the Asturias Technology Centres Network foster the transformation of ideas into companies, promoting talent, innovation and creativity.
Asturias benefits from a shared innovative culture and from a clear connection between the University of Oviedo, Technology Centres and the company, sources of financing and venture capital.
Competitive and Entrepreneurial
Competitive labour costs nationwide and at European level, low turnover of workers, with great commitment to the company. Availability of industrial land in business parks located in the main economic activity centres. Logistics and Industrial Activities Zone of Asturias, ZALIA, very close to the Port of Gijón and to the main communication hubs. Asturias Technology Park,
Gijón Technological Scientific Park and Avilés Technological Park Island of Innovation. Competitive costs for renting offices and industrial warehouses. Public promotional spaces suitable for advanced service companies. Broadband access throughout the territory.
LOCATED FOR BUSINESS
Located less than a two-hour flight from the main economic and financial centres of Europe. With two ports, the Port of Gijón and the Port of Avilés, boasting an excellent geographical location right in the heart of the European façade, especially advantageous for international traffic between the American continent, Northern Europe and Africa. As far as the land network is concerned, Asturias has 5,007 km of roads, 400 of which are expressways and motorways and two railway networks that cover the main axes of the Asturian geographical area connecting the region with the central tableland and the Cantabrian coast, fostering the transformation of ideas into companies, promoting talent, innovation and creativity.
QUALITY OF LIFE
Its privileged climate, respect for the environment and cultural traditions and the high quality of services and well-being in its cities make Asturias a true paradise to live and work. The region offers countless leisure options that combine sea and mountains, a rich cultural and artistic heritage and internationally recognised gastronomy (8 Michelin stars 2022). The capital of Asturias, Oviedo, stands out at European level for its cleanliness and also for its public spaces. In 2022 Asturias had a record number of visitors.