Bilion

BILION PROJECTS
Elegible projects for EU funding

Following the range of fundings made available for portuguese companies by the EU, BILION has been elected for two co-funded projects under the following programs:



  • INTERNATIONAL MARKET ENTRY PROGRAM
    • Project’s designation: Growth of the company due to direct entry into international markets
    • Project’s coding: NORTE-02-0752-FEDER-024485
    • Main Objective: Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
    • Region of intervention: North (Portugal)
    • o Benificiary: BILION – MÁQUINAS FERRAMENTAS E PLÁSTICOS, UNIPESSOAL LDA
    • Approval date: 06-07-2017
    • Start date: 17-10-2016
    • Completion date: 16-10-2019
    • Total eligible cost: 81.287,25 €
    • Financial support from the EU: FEDER – 34.284,49 € FSE – 3.569,65 €
    • Objectives, activities and expected and/or achieved results:
      Bilion – Máquinas Ferramentas e Plásticos, Unipessoal LDA has its core business centered around the area of partitions and hardware namely a wide range of accessories and components for sectional garage doors. Thanks to the implementation of this internationalization plan the company is aiming to achieve the following strategic objectives:
      • Enter international markets, thus starting the company’s export activity;
      • Increase presence in digital media;
      • Increase and diversify its customer portfolio;
      • Increase the company’s total turnover.
  • PRODUCTION DIVERSIFICATIOM PROGRAM
    • Project’s designation: Production diversification aiming towards a wider solutions portfolio
    • Project’s coding: NORTE-02-0853-FEDER-023182
    • Main Objective: Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
    • Region of intervention:North (Portugal)
    • Benificiary: BILION – MÁQUINAS FERRAMENTAS E PLÁSTICOS, UNIPESSOAL LDA
    • Approval date: 21-06-2017
    • Start date: 07-10-2016
    • Completion date: 06-01-2018
    • Total eligible cost: 163.829,50 €
    • Financial support from the EU: FEDER – 98.297,70 €
    • Objectives, activities and expected and/or achieved results:
      Bilion – Máquinas Ferramentas e Plásticos, Unipessoal LDA is a small company dedicated to the conception, manufacturing and whosale of accordion, sectional garage doors, expanding and rollable grilles accessories and components. This program allows Bilion to increase its habilty to develop and produce new produtcs, like nylon rollers, a brand new kind of spring bumper and new safety devices both for spring break and cable failure prevention. These products were, until now, imported and resale since there was no production available in Portugal