Eurofound's EU PolicyWatch collates information on the responses of government and social partners to the COVID-19 crisis, the war in Ukraine, rising inflation, as well as gathering examples of company practices aimed at mitigating the social and economic impacts.
Factsheet for measure EE-2021-29/2103 – Updated – measures in Estonia
|Country||Estonia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 12 July 2021 – 31 October 2023|
|Context||COVID-19, Green Transition, Digital Transformation|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Support for spending, stimulus packages
|Author||Ingel Kadarik (Praxis Center for Policy Studies) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||23 December 2021 (updated 20 September 2022)|
One of the priorities in Estonia is to support companies in development and innovation. This is especially important in the context of COVID-19 pandemic in order to ensure business continuity and recovery. Enterprise Estonia support companies from the European Regional Fund in the framework of COVID-19 pandemic response fund by offering targeted grants.
Four application rounds have been opened between July 2021 and November 2021.
Information is available for support for product development in the tourism sector. Altogether 91 projects received the support in the total amount of €14 million.
|Does not apply to workers||Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Public support service providers
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
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Eurofound (2021), COVID-19 pandemic response fund – Company grants, measure EE-2021-29/2103 (measures in Estonia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/EE-2021-29_2103.html
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