Italy

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Puglia, Italy launches survey to improve benchmarking analysis

In Puglia in the South of Italy, a regional law on productive districts has been in force since 2007. Given the growing interest in cluster policy in Europe (particularly in connection with smart specialisation strategies), the Regional Council of Apulia and the Regional Agency for Technology and...
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SmartCommunities Conference 2021 - April 13, 2021

Torino Wireless, as partner of the Italian Technology Cluster for Smart Communities, is organising the SmartCommunities Conference 2021, a national event dedicated to the promotion of the best innovation solutions for more resilient and intelligent communities, on its first edition it will be...
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‘Primo Space' has lift-off: First Italian fund to invest in space economy

The European Investment Fund is investing €30 million into ‘Primo Space', an early-stage Italian venture fund focused on space start-ups. The financing is backed by the Investment Plan for Europe, Horizon 2020 - the European Commission's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation - and the new...
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Italian and Tunisian maritime clusters boost collaboration via strategic agreement

A strategic agreement between Italian and Tunisian maritime clusters represents the official gateway to boost the blue economy in the Mediterranean. Maritime clusters are pivotal in implementing the collective Blue Growth agenda in the Western Mediterranean. In this context, the Italian co...
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Italian regional SME policy responses

The note developed by the CD Trento Centre for Local Development of the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE) provides a preliminary inventory of the policy responses adopted by the Italian regions to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the context of the...