Authorization for State aid has been granted by the Commission for a number of Italian research and technological development schemes: - Aid for industrial RTD in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano. The 1993 budget includes ECU 2.2 million for capital grants and ECU 1.7 million for the creation of a loan subsidy fund (Aid No NN 51/93); - Development of a twin-turbine light helicopter for the transport of people and equipment. Aid of ECU 3.4 million over 72 months as from 2.1.1989; - Regional aid (Valle d'Aosta) to promote RTD in industry and support the manufacture of quality products by SMEs. Aid of ECU 2.1 million, with refinancement of the scheme after 1994 (aid No 305/93); - Support for the development of an integrated services digital network and of data transmission equipment and systems. ECU 32 million over a period of 48 months (Aid No 548/93).