Agreement between Emilia-Romagna and Italian Trade agency aimed to attract investments


05/04/2017 - At the end of 2016, Emilia-Romagna Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the national Ministry of Economic Development (MISE), aimed to coordinate intervention strategies and activities for investment promotion. According to the MoU, ERVET (the Regional Public Agency for Economic Development) and ITA (Italian Trade Agency) carry out together lead generation, targeting and scouting activities aimed at identifying potential investors. They also coordinate promotional events to be organized. Subject of the MoU includes: shared strategies and tools and joint promotional activities, supporting foreign investors, portfolio of industrial areas and potential partnerships, simplified procedures, information on regulations, incentives and tools for investment promotion.

The collaboration is now operational, ITA’s global network of desks collaborate with the regional contact point and several companies are already benefiting from supporting services to invest in Emilia-Romagna. Moreover, in February 2017 Emilia-Romagna Region organized a business mission in New York in conjunction with the event “Italy meets the USA” , organizing B2B meetings for 5 regional companies  in the automotive sector with 9 investors in USA.  After the positive feedback by the participants, a new similar initiative will be organized  in New York in May 2017, and more are coming with the collaboration of the ITA’s desks in Tokyo and Istanbul.

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