Last month was signed the investment agreement with TecnoNidi fund, managed by Puglia Sviluppo S.p.A. e Apulia region – The amount of financing will be used to complete the industrial plan focused on the development of new features for the product.
The incentives provided by the TecnoNidi fund, with a budget of 30M €, wants to support companies in the priority areas of innovation – sustainable manufacturing, artificial intelligence, health care, environmental protection and digital communities. Unlike traditional sectors, in these sectors it makes more sense to cooperate and develop relationships with the direct competitors, also to grow in size and establish itself abroad. Finally, if the most innovation-intensive sectors are operating, it is simpler, even for the Region, to redesign its image abroad, become attractive and demonstrate that its companies are able to respond to a specific demand for high-quality goods. technological content, because it has invested in research and industrial development thanks to the public hand.
Finally, the Regional Government gives constant attention to the needs of companies that want to invest in the region. The evaluation process is made easier, thanks to online procedures, which are set up on the regional web portal “Sistema Puglia”. The evaluation and management of applications is carried out in as short a time as possible. For those who want to invest in Puglia in the near future, the new funding programme for the 2014-2020 period has already earmarked a significant sum of EU funds for business investments, amounting to a total of 2.447 billion euros, representing 44.36% of the overall funds available through the Puglia Regional Operational Program.
On the ufficial web site will be published all updates on the activities carried out and news on new products that will be released in the coming months.
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