This item consists of:

2011 2010 Change
In thousands of Euro
Operating grants 3,492 4,164 (672)
Increases in fixed assets from internal work 38,804 37,093 1,711
Other revenue and income:
- Rent receipts 522 552 (30)
- Capital gains on assets and investments 6,095 2,264 3,831
- Sale of miscellaneous materials 1,058 956 102
- Recovery of transport costs 25,318 25,145 173
- Recovery of advertising costs 8,244 6,845 1,399
- Recovery of sundry costs 6,364 11,782 (5,418)
- Compensation 6,378 3,082 3,296
- Licence rights and know-how 3,268 3,320 (52)
- Sponsorship 3,417 5,135 (1,718)
- Other income 19,602 20,790 (1,188)
Total other operating income 122,562 121,128 1,434

Other operating income increased by €/000 1,434 compared to figures for 2010.
The increase is mainly due to some reimbursements received as payment for costs incurred in relation to an event concerning quality.

Operating grants mainly refer to government and EU funding for research projects. €/000 1,521 of these grants refers to the benefit arising from tax receivables for research and development activities as provided for by article 1 sections 280-284 of Law no. 296/2006 (2007 Budget) amended by Law 244/2007 (2008 Budget). The grants are recognised in profit or loss, with reference to the amortisation/depreciation of capitalised costs for which the grants were received.

Capital gains on assets include those relative to the sale of property in Lugnano, for €/000 6,002.