The Minister of Social Policy, Women and Migration, Joaquín Bascuñana, accompanied by the Mayor of Cartagena, Pilar Barreiro, and the director of the Institute for Women, Teresa Moreno, today made the first stone of the new Women's Business Incubator of the port city, situated in the area of Mandarache.
The works have a lead time of six months and have a budget of 584,161 euros, provided by the Institute for Women in the Region of Murcia to Cartagena City Council deals with the construction and equipping of the premises, covering an area of 534 square meters.
This marked the units and seven of these features that has the network of business incubators for women in the region.
Four of them are already in place (Las Torres de Cotillas, Alhama de Murcia, Bullas-Commonwealth of Social Services and Torre Pacheco Mula River) and three are under construction (Yecla, in the absence of equipment, Cartagena and Puerto Lumbreras).
All have been funded by the Autonomous Community of European funds.
The Women's Business Incubator is a tool for the creation and consolidation of firms, endowed with a physical structure and support services, and whose operation is based on close and continuous collaboration between the organization of nursery and women entrepreneurs .
In his year and a half of operation, 41 companies have been created and have been served 233 women involved.
With the launch of the network, in which municipalities are involved, the Institute for Women and the entrepreneurs themselves, is to promote the incorporation of women as entrepreneurs in future projects, robust and sustainable in the Region of Murcia .