The COSME financial instruments: funding opportunities for European SMEs

Over the last few years, the European Union has increasingly focused on businesses, in particular on SMEs. In June 2008, the European Commission adopted the “ Small Business Act ” in order to promote entrepreneurship and to foster the economic and employment growth of SMEs. SMEs are also mentioned in [...]

Ministry of Industry and Economic development- Guarantee fund for SMEs

The Guarantee Fund for small and medium-sized enterprises is aimed at facilitating access to credit for SMEs by granting a public guarantee . The company obtains financing without additional guarantees (real, insurance or banking) on the amount covered by the Fund. Eligible costs Productive Investments(IP), Services (S), Training (F), Fairs [...]

Loans to SMEs: the Nuova Sabatini starts again

The Ministry of Economic Development has reactivated the submission of applications for "Nuova Sabatini". The “Nuova Sabatini” is a facilitating instrument aimed at supporting the companies that request five-year bank loans for the purchase of machinery, plants and equipment. The new financial resources allocated by the Budget Law 2017 sum [...]

"Resto al Sud", Invitalia invests in young people of Southern Italy

Everything is ready for the launch of "Resto al Sud", the new measure managed by Invitalia, aimed at encouraging young people to start up business activities in the Southern regions of Italy. The initiative is aimed at entrepreneurs under 35 years of age, residents in Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise, [...]

Microcredit, a new notice

The Region of Sardinia has published a new notice for the selection of projects to be financed through the Microcredit fund. Its objective is to support the start-up of new enterprises or micro-enterprises in Sardinia, including associations between professionals, promoted by unemployed subjects who, due to subjective and objective conditions, [...]

The region of Sardinia is behind the companies in the food and wine sector

To underline the support and constant assistance, the President of Sardinia Region, Francesco Pigliaru, and Regional Industry Minister, Maria Grazia Piras, will participate today and tomorrow to the "Real Italian Wine and Food" event in London. The event is organized by ICE, the agency for the foreign promotion and internationalization [...]

Sardinian exports, the commitment of the region

Los Angeles, London and Singapore in less than one month’s time. The Regional Government will focus on these three cities the most important initiatives aimed at promoting the exports of Sardinian companies and attract new foreign investors in the Island. The participation of Sardinian entrepreneurs at events, meetings and various [...]

Sardinian food products conquer London

The Regional Government of Sardinia and a selection of Sardinian companies took part in a very successful business mission at the Real Italian Wine and Food, an event organized by ICE. The event was included in the Regional Programme by the Ministry of Industry. The observers and experts who took [...]

Territorial Cooperation Programmes

Cross-Border Cooperation “Italy France Maritime” The Interreg programme Italy-France Maritime 2014-2020 is a Cross-border cooperation programme funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in the framework of the European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) . The total funding for the programme amounts to €199,649,898. The programme supports actions in the field [...]