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AttrACT, a new call for proposal looking for settlement opportunities in Lombardy Region

AttrACT, a new call for proposal looking for settlement opportunities in Lombardy Region

The new Call for proposal of new available settlement opportunities for potential investors is now open. From November 30th on, the municipalities of Lombardy will be able to promote new opportunities to be published on the AttrACT platform (http://www.attractlombardy.it/en). The program, promoted by the Lombardy Region in collaboration with Unioncamere […]

di × 30 novembre 2018 ×

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AttrACT, una nuova Call a caccia di opportunità insediative tra i Comuni lombardi

AttrACT, una nuova Call a caccia di opportunità insediative tra i Comuni lombardi

Parte la Call per la presentazione di nuove aree insediative a disposizione di potenziali investitori. Dal 30 novembre i Comuni della Lombardia potranno promuovere le nuove opportunità da pubblicare sulla piattaforma AttrACT (www.attractlombardy.it). Il programma, promosso da Regione Lombardia in collaborazione con Unioncamere Lombardia e Promos, mira a valorizzare l’offerta […]

di × 27 novembre 2018 ×

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Lombardy is …transformation! #AskOurPartner Todarello & Partners

Lombardy is …transformation! #AskOurPartner Todarello & Partners

Within the initiative “Why invest in Lombardy #AskOurPartner” here is our seventh article. Discover some smart tips for investors in the following short interview with Giuseppe Fuda – Partner, Todarello & Partners. Milan is an ever-changing city, thanks to the restyling of many districts and the new openings of several […]

di × 26 luglio 2018 ×

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AttrACT, al via i lavori nei primi venti comuni della Lombardia

AttrACT, al via i lavori nei primi venti comuni della Lombardia

53 opportunità insediative, oltre un milione e mezzo di mq di aree tra greenfield (27) e brownfield (26), per la maggior parte di proprietà privata (68%), destinate in prevalenza ad attività industriali e artigianali. Questi i numeri dei primi venti Comuni che hanno sottoscritto gli accordi per l’attrattività con Regione […]

di × 25 luglio 2018 ×

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Lombardy is …efficiency! #AskOurPartner Cazzaniga Building Management

Lombardy is …efficiency! #AskOurPartner Cazzaniga Building Management

Within the initiative “Why invest in Lombardy #AskOurPartner” here is our sixth article. Discover some smart tips for investors in the following short interview with Matteo Cazzaniga – Cazzaniga Building Management. Lately there has been a lot of buzz in the Italian Real Estate, caused by the growth of international […]

di × 19 luglio 2018 ×

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Nuovi spazi per gli “innovatori”, aperta la Call MINDlab

Nuovi spazi per gli “innovatori”, aperta la Call MINDlab

Milano viene identificata come un luogo dinamico e frizzante dove le idee e le persone si incontrano, si formano, crescono e sviluppano progetti innovativi grazie al giusto mix di estro e competenza. Uno scenario propositivo per gli investitori che qui possono dare avvio al proprio business. È in questo contesto […]

di × 6 luglio 2018 ×

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Lombardy is …innovation! #AskOurPartner Masotti Berger Cassella

Lombardy is …innovation! #AskOurPartner Masotti Berger Cassella

Within the initiative “Why invest in Lombardy #AskOurPartner” here is our fifth article. Discover some smart tips for investors in the following short interview with Luca Masotti – Partner, Masotti Berger Cassella. The Italian Biotech sector is a fast growing one and mostly composed by innovative companies. Moreover, it enjoys […]

di × 15 giugno 2018 ×

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Lombardy is …an international business hub for Asian companies! #AskOurPartner Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Lombardy is …an international business hub for Asian companies! #AskOurPartner Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Within the initiative “Why invest in Lombardy #AskOurPartner” here is our fourth article. Discover some smart tips for investors in the following short interview with Rosario Zaccà – Co-Managing Partner, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners. Asians know Italy mostly for its millennial history, its culture, food, fashion and football […]

di × 1 giugno 2018 ×

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Lombardy is …productivity in a reformed labour market! #AskOurPartner De Luca & Partners

Lombardy is …productivity in a reformed labour market! #AskOurPartner De Luca & Partners

Lombardy is …productivity in a reformed labour market! #AskOurPartner De Luca & Partners Within the initiative “Why invest in Lombardy #AskOurPartner” here is our third article. Discover some smart tips for investors in the following short interview with Vittorio de Luca – Managing Partner, De Luca & Partners. 2017 was […]

di × 17 maggio 2018 ×

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Municipalities: the gateway for investors

Why choose Lombardy for a productive investment? Perhaps because it is the richest region of Italy and one of the strongest economies in Europe. In addition, its international appeal and the widespread entrepreneurship play a role. What if we took into account also the characteristics of Lombardy territory, giving an […]

di × 11 maggio 2018 ×

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Lombardy is …continuous growth! #AskOurPartner Deloitte

Lombardy is …continuous growth! #AskOurPartner Deloitte

In the framework of the initiative “Why invest in Lombardy #AskOurPartner” we are proud to present our second article. Discover some smart tips for investors in the following short interview with Elio Milantoni – Partner Deloitte Financial Advisory, Head of M&A Advisory. Lombardy continues to improve its economic and enterpreneurial […]

di × 3 maggio 2018 ×

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Why invest in Lombardy? #AskOurPartner

Why invest in Lombardy? #AskOurPartner

The initiative “Why invest in Lombardy #AskOurPartner” has just started: six video interviews realized with Invest in Lombardy  Premium Partners. #SmartTipsForInvestors suggesting reasons and ways to invest in Italy and Lombardy. Follow us! Italy and Lombardy act as a platform for Europe, an excellence hub for several sectors. #AskOurPartner Elio […]

di × 19 aprile 2018 ×

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Perché investire nel Biomedicale? A Milano oltre un terzo del business nazionale

Perché investire nel Biomedicale? A Milano oltre un terzo del business nazionale

Tecnologie mediche all’avanguardia, materiali di ultima generazione, digital innovation, le imprese del farmaceutico, biomedicale e biotech italiano protagoniste di un settore ad alto tasso di innovazione, con un mercato nazionale di 33 miliardi di fatturato, più di 25 mila imprese, in crescita a settembre 2017 per il terzo anno consecutivo […]

di × 12 aprile 2018 ×

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AttrACT at MIPIM in Cannes

AttrACT at MIPIM in Cannes

With more than 11 billion euros and a 21% growth on the previous year, 2017 set a new record for real estate investments in Italy. This is stated in CBRE’s analysis, that also shows a real boom in the logistics sector (1,2 billion €, +95% in one year) and a […]

di × 14 marzo 2018 ×

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AttrACT al MIPIM di Cannes

AttrACT al MIPIM di Cannes

Con oltre 11 miliardi di euro ed una crescita del 21% rispetto all’anno precedente, il 2017 è stato per l’Italia l’anno del record assoluto negli investimenti immobiliari. Lo conferma l’analisi della CBRE che dichiara inoltre un boom nel settore della logistica (1,2 miliardi di euro, +95% in un anno) e […]

di × 13 marzo 2018 ×

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Il Comune: l’interlocutore dell’investitore

Perché scegliere la Lombardia per un investimento produttivo? Forse perché è la regione più ricca d’Italia e una delle economie più forti d’Europa. Inciderà anche il suo appeal internazionale o l’imprenditorialità diffusa. E se tenessimo conto delle caratteristiche del territorio lombardo dando un occhio ai suoi Comuni? Analizzando gli ultimi […]

di × 28 febbraio 2018 ×

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AttrACT’s D-day 2.0

AttrACT’s D-day 2.0

The bilingual website of AttrACT program is now on line: www.attractlombardy.it/en Realized by Regione Lombardia, together with Unioncamere Lombardia to promote the local offer of our region. The new platform gives access to the 113 investment opportunities, located in the 56 municipalities that decided to participate in AttrACT program: a […]

di × 14 febbraio 2018 ×

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Il D-day 2.0 di AttrACT

Il D-day 2.0 di AttrACT

È on line il portale bilingue del programma AttrACT: www.attractlombardy.it/it Realizzato dalla Regione Lombardia in collaborazione con Unioncamere Lombardia per la valorizzazione dell’offerta territoriale della nostra regione. La nuova piattaforma è uno strumento di accesso alle 113 opportunità insediative dislocate nei 56 Comuni lombardi che hanno deciso di aderire al […]

di × 12 febbraio 2018 ×

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2017 l’anno di AttrACT

2017 l’anno di AttrACT

Il programma AttrACT di Regione Lombardia e Unioncamere Lombardia ha caratterizzato in maniera predominante le attività del 2017. Queste le “parole chiave” che meglio identificano l’anno appena trascorso: offerta territoriale, semplificazione, sinergia con il livello nazionale, assistenza e network. Ma vediamole nel dettaglio… Con l’apertura del bando AttrACT, rivolto alle […]

di × 24 gennaio 2018 ×

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Politica Industriale 4.0: misure per la competitività e l’attrattività degli investimenti

Politica Industriale 4.0: misure per la competitività e l’attrattività degli investimenti

Agevolazioni in arrivo dal nuovo portale della rete dei Punti Impresa Digitale, promosso da Unioncamere e realizzato da InfoCamere, la risposta delle Camere di Commercio alla richiesta del MISE di realizzare un network di punti informativi e di assistenza alle imprese sui processi di digitalizzazione riguardanti il Piano Nazionale Industria […]

di × 15 dicembre 2017 ×

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Facilitazioni e incentivi per l’Italia produttiva ai tempi dell’Industria 4.0

Facilitazioni e incentivi per l’Italia produttiva ai tempi dell’Industria 4.0

Una grande occasione per tutte le aziende che vogliono cogliere le opportunità legate alla quarta rivoluzione industriale è il Piano Nazionale Industria 4.0. Tale Piano prevede un insieme di misure strutturali e complementari in grado di favorire gli investimenti per l’innovazione e per la competitività: incentivi fiscali per circa 20 […]

di × 11 dicembre 2017 ×

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How to open a limited liability company in Italy?

How to open a limited liability company in Italy?

With 297.000 active head offices (5.7% of the national total), Milan is the second Italian province in terms of number of companies – right after Rome, which hosts 350.000 offices (6.8%) – but it ranks first as for number of employees with 1.9 million workers (12% of the national total). […]

di × 16 novembre 2017 ×

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Investire in Lombardia, un buon momento per il settore alberghiero

Investire in Lombardia, un buon momento per il settore alberghiero

Tante le motivazione che spingono un investitore a scegliere un’area tra le tante mete insediative possibili per il proprio business. Oltre al proprio fiuto imprenditoriale può influire la forza attrattiva di un determinato territorio, l’ambiente imprenditoriale di cui è dotato, oppure un’attenta indagine di mercato, il capitale umano disponibile, il […]

di × 8 novembre 2017 ×

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An international hotspot for Chinese companies

An international hotspot for Chinese companies

Hangzhou Cobetter chooses Milan as their European hub to access EMEA markets China is increasingly looking at Milan as the optimal destination for the international expansion of national businesses towards western markets. What is more important is that the city is not only regarded as a logistic node for the […]

di × 16 ottobre 2017 ×

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AttrACT clears the way for those who invest in Lombardy

AttrACT clears the way for those who invest in Lombardy

Some of the most obscure administrative and fiscal acronyms – such as SUAP (“Sportello Unico Attività Produttive”, one-stop shop for productive activities), TARI (“Tassa Rifiuti”, waste tax), TASI (“Tassa sui Servizi Indivisibili”, indivisible services tax) and IMU (“Imposta Municipale Unica”, municipal real estate tax) – are about to become much […]

di × 11 ottobre 2017 ×

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AttrACT spiana la strada a chi investe in Lombardia

AttrACT spiana la strada a chi investe in Lombardia

Alcuni tra gli acronimi amministrativi e fiscali più ostici quali il S.U.A.P. (Sportello Unico Attività Produttive), la TARI (Tassa Rifiuti), la TASI (Tassa sui Servizi Indivisibili), l’IMU (Imposta Municipale Unica), saranno meno ardui per chi affronterà un investimento economico in Lombardia avvalendosi delle proposte offerte da AttrACT, un progetto sperimentale […]

di × 10 ottobre 2017 ×

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Infrastrutture e semplificazione burocratica fattori di attrattività economica in Lombardia

Infrastrutture e semplificazione burocratica fattori di attrattività economica in Lombardia

La posizione favorevole nel cuore dell’Europa e la sua eccellente rete infrastrutturale rendono la Lombardia un importante centro internazionale per il settore della logistica e del trasporto, non a caso nella regione si concentra la metà delle operazioni doganali italiane. Lo evidenzia uno studio realizzato dal Centro di ricerca sulla […]

di × 29 settembre 2017 ×

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Test tubes over financial data. Concept for Investing in Life Science.

Leading the way in the biotech revolution: the reasons why Lombardy is the ideal destination for the next EMA headquarter

With its history, its immense cultural heritage and its superb cuisine, Italy is commonly regarded as a land of tradition and not many people would tend to associate the country to groundbreaking innovation and cutting-edge research. This misconception has been fueled by the resilience of those sectors that constitute the […]

di × 22 settembre 2017 ×

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When the boost to economic growth comes from abroad

When the boost to economic growth comes from abroad

The attraction of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) always constitutes a key goal for policymakers, due to its undisputed relevance in fostering local economic development. As a matter of fact, FDI improves the productivity levels of an area and/or of a sector, creates employment, generates knowledge transfer in terms of technological, […]

di × 31 agosto 2017 ×

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Tax incentives and foreigners Investors’ VISA options in Italy

Italy is a very interesting destination for entrepreneurs and wealthy individuals that want to have free access to the EU. During the past few years, non-EU individuals (especially from certain jurisdictions in Asia and from India, Iran, Russia and the Middle East) have been increasingly experiencing difficulties in obtaining entry […]

di × 27 luglio 2017 ×

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The Italian labour market reform pushes Lombardy’s employment growth

The Italian labour market reform pushes Lombardy’s employment growth

The total number of people employed in Lombardy has reached a total of 4 million units, thus exhibiting a +2.8% annual increase. Milan is the first city in Italy, with 1.9 million workers Employment among firms returns to grow, but it shows on the other hand an increasing degree of […]

di × 20 luglio 2017 ×

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I paesi “East side” valgono più di un decimo degli scambi lombardi

I paesi “East side” valgono più di un decimo degli scambi lombardi

Un business quello East side che vale per la Lombardia 7,4 miliardi nei soli primi tre mesi dell’anno, il 12,2% dell’intero commercio estero regionale. E che “corre”, vista la crescita lombarda del 7,6% nel primo trimestre del 2017. Cina, Turchia, Corea del sud e India i primi partner lombardi con […]

di × 17 luglio 2017 ×

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Lombardy is becoming an increasingly attractive region for foreign investors: China’s Saimo Electric acquires Italy’s Epistolio

Lombardy is becoming an increasingly attractive region for foreign investors: China’s Saimo Electric acquires Italy’s Epistolio

Italy has a great deal to offer foreign investors: the country ranks 13th in the A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index. That being said, it is worth noting that some territories in particular stand out for their potential to attract foreign investors: in this respect, Lombardy is without a […]

di × 14 luglio 2017 ×

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Cresce l’attrattività dell’economia lombarda: la cinese Saimo Electric acquisisce l’italiana Epistolio

Cresce l’attrattività dell’economia lombarda: la cinese Saimo Electric acquisisce l’italiana Epistolio

L’Italia è un Paese che attrae investimenti esteri: è un dato di fatto secondo l’A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index, che pone il Paese 13esimo al mondo in questo ambito. In questo scenario è da sottolineare come un tratto distintivo dell’Italia rimanga però quello della disomogeneità fra le diverse […]

di × 10 luglio 2017 ×

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Milan is ready to welcome the Brexit legacy

Milan is ready to welcome the Brexit legacy

While the Brexit negotiations are still far from having a well-defined outcome, the most important European cities have long been racing to take over from London as the main business district of the Union. As one of Europe’s most competitive and advanced regions, Lombardy is called to gather a consistent […]

di × 22 giugno 2017 ×

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Italy introduces a preferential tax regime available for 15 years to wealthy individuals who take up tax residence in Italy

Italy introduces a preferential tax regime available for 15 years to wealthy individuals who take up tax residence in Italy

New measures aimed at making Italy an attractive destination for high-net-worth individuals to live were included in the 2017 Italian Budget Law and came into effect on 1 January 2017. The new regime is comparable to the UK’s resident-non-domiciled regime and to similar regimes adopted in other countries. In essence, […]

di × 16 giugno 2017 ×

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“Nuove idee per i mercati esteri”, al Tavolo Giovani di mercoledì 21 giugno.

“Nuove idee per i mercati esteri”, al Tavolo Giovani di mercoledì 21 giugno.

Al centro del dibattito innovazione e internazionalizzazione in una regione che continua a segnare dati positivi. L’export lombardo vale oltre 112 miliardi, +1% in un anno. Siamo storicamente una regione molto attiva nel commercio con l’estero ma il volto del made in Italy sta cambiando e i giovani, che guardano […]

di × 6 giugno 2017 ×

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From AC Milan to Made in Italy: Italian icons attract foreign investors

From AC Milan to Made in Italy: Italian icons attract foreign investors

Milanese football clubs attract foreign investors – Italy’s capacity to attract foreign capitals is on the rise. This is what emerged from At Kearney’s FDI Confidence Index, an annual survey of global business executives that ranks which markets are most likely to attract new investments in the years to come. […]

di × 19 maggio 2017 ×

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Boom del “Made in Lombardy”, terreno fertile per il progetto attrACT

Boom del “Made in Lombardy”, terreno fertile per il progetto attrACT

Una performance notevole quella della manifattura lombarda che vede crescere del 4% la propria produzione rispetto allo scorso anno. Leve di questo incremento sono la significativa ripresa della domanda estera e la crescita degli investimenti opportunamente favorita dagli stimoli di politica economica. I dati emersi dall’indagine di Unioncamere e Confindustria […]

di × 18 maggio 2017 ×

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GIUSEPPE MEAZZA STADIUM, MILAN, ITALY - 2016/05/23: Dressing room of AC Milan at Giuseppe Meazza Stadium. This dressing room will be used by Atletico Madrid during the 2016 Champions League Final. (Photo by Nicolò Campo/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Dal Milan al Made in Italy: sono sempre di più gli investitori esteri attratti dalle “icone” del nostro Paese

Il calcio milanese traina l’attrattività – Il nostro Paese riscontra un crescente interesse da parte degli investitori stranieri. I principali ranking internazionali di misurazione delle capacità attrattive di un’economia confermano il trend: l’Italia attira sempre più capitali esteri. L’edizione 2017 dell’FDI Confidence Index pubblicato da At Kearney vede il nostro […]

di × 5 maggio 2017 ×

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A New Measure To Boost Lombardy’s Competitiveness: AttrACT

A New Measure To Boost Lombardy’s Competitiveness: AttrACT

Home to more than 6.389 foreign invested companies, Lombardy is the largest recipient of foreign direct investment in the country. Regione Lombardia is commited to create a new investor – friendly economic environment where the Public Administration acts as a business facilitator. With this in mind, Regione Lombardia, in collaboration with Unioncamere Lombardia […]

di × 10 aprile 2017 ×

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Parte AttrACT: L’attrazione di investimenti per la crescita dell’attrattività lombarda

Parte AttrACT: L’attrazione di investimenti per la crescita dell’attrattività lombarda

Con 6.398 aziende a partecipazione estera che danno lavoro a oltre 575 mila dipendenti per un giro d’affari di 257miliardi, la Lombardia è la prima regione italiana per progetti di investimenti esteri e capitali esteri attratti. Ed è dalla Regione Lombardia, in collaborazione col Sistema Camerale lombardo e Promos che parte l’iniziativa AttrACT per la […]

di × 6 aprile 2017 ×

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Milan bids to become the European capital of finance as the UK is set to leave the EU

Milan bids to become the European capital of finance as the UK is set to leave the EU

The City of London, today the undisputed European financial heartland, is expected to lose part of its international appeal due to Brexit . According to a recent analysis from the Centre for Economic Performance, Brexit will cost the UK over one fifth (22%) of the foreign direct investments that have […]

di × 28 marzo 2017 ×

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Reshoring del manifatturiero

Reshoring del manifatturiero

Nell’intervento alla tavola rotonda “Opportunità di reshoring per il manifatturiero in Italia”, organizzata da Regione Lombardia, Unioncamere e Promos in occasione della “V Edizione degli Invest in Lombardy Days” dello scorso 10 febbraio 2017, ho ricordato la riflessione di Carlo Purassanta, nell’imminenza dell’inaugurazione della nuova sede di Microsoft a Milano, […]

di × 1 marzo 2017 ×

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The Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry in Lombardy

The Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry in Lombardy

Italy is one of the world’s top producers of chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The industry generated €82billion in 2015 and employed 172,000 people, confirming its role as a positive force for economic and technological growth within Italy and beyond. Within this national framework of excellency, Lombardy emerges as a leading player […]

di × 23 febbraio 2017 ×

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Inheritance and Investment Income: Italy’s Favourable Taxation Regime

Inheritance and Investment Income: Italy’s Favourable Taxation Regime

For now at least, Italy is the preferred destination for many wealthy individuals from the other side of the Alps who move to take advantage of the favourable taxation regime on inheritance and investment income. And recently, perhaps due to the fear of Brexit, interest is also being shown by […]

di × 16 febbraio 2017 ×

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Investment Attraction: Lombardy is Ready to Take Up the Challenge

Thanks to its leading position in national and international markets, its economic status and its long rooted openness to foreign business, Lombardy is today one of the most attractive regions in Europe for investors. Home to more than 800,000 companies, Lombardy is the largest recipient of foreign direct investment in […]

di × 2 febbraio 2017 ×

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Interim/temporary managers to support foreign investments in Lombardy

Interim/temporary managers to support foreign investments in Lombardy

Lombardy is still one of the most attractive areas where to install the Italian subsidiary of an international company. Nevertheless, no matter how much an area can be investor-friendly, a foreign investor, when implementing an international expansion strategy typically needs to reduce potential risks and costs related to the operations […]

di × 27 gennaio 2017 ×

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Invest in Lombardy Days – V Edizione

Invest in Lombardy Days – V Edizione

AttrACT: L’ATTRAZIONE DEGLI INVESTIMENTI PER LA CRESCITA DELL’ECONOMIA LOMBARDA (Milano, 7 febbraio) In un contesto in cui gli investimenti sono ormai un elemento fondamentale per lo sviluppo dell’economia, cresce la competizione tra i territori per attrarre capitale, talenti e imprese. Inoltre, fenomeni emergenti, quali Brexit e reshoring, generano nuove opportunità […]

di × 17 gennaio 2017 ×

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2016 and Beyond: Invest in Lombardy’s New Year Resolutions

With the end of year fast approaching, it is a good time to take a moment and reflect on the events that characterised Invest in Lombardy’s 2016. Let us look back at the year that was through the prism of numbers, and then look ahead. According to fDi Magazine (a division […]

di × 29 dicembre 2016 ×

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Real Estate confirms its role in attracting foreign investments in Lombardy

Real Estate confirms its role in attracting foreign investments in Lombardy

A certain concern about the general outlook for Real Estate in Italy, due to uncertainty and political instability, seems to be balanced by positive expectations about Brexit. With the UK leaving the European Union, Milan is ready to run for the relocation of the European Patent Office and the European […]

di × 21 dicembre 2016 ×

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Webinar – Biz small talk, Traps to Avoid: Wednesday 21 December 2016. 2.30p.m.

Webinar – Biz small talk, Traps to Avoid: Wednesday 21 December 2016. 2.30p.m.

International business does not only cross borders, it also cross cultures. Culture profoundly influences the way executives think, communicate and negotiate. Whatever sector you are operating in, cultural differences will have a direct impact on your ability to succeed internationally. In an ever-interconnected global economy, the companies that will see […]

di × 15 dicembre 2016 ×

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New Economic Development Strategy: Reshoring and Industry 4.0

With global labor costs balancing at the international level, a new trend is gaining momentum: reshoring. After decades witnessing the offshoring flood of manufacturing companies, a growing number of businesses across Western countries are bringing their manufacturing efforts back from overseas. As recently explained on Econopoly, the reshoring phenomenon often […]

di × 15 dicembre 2016 ×

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Reshoring is not a dream, the trend is going on

Reshoring became popular as word only recently, meaning the process of returning the production and manufacturing of goods back to one’s own country, more consistent in highly manufacturing-based economies. First signals and evidences were gathered and analyzed by the UniClub MoRe Back-reshoring research group starting from 2009. From 2014 on, […]

di × 2 dicembre 2016 ×

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Goodbye lengthy justice and hello arbitration for foreign investors in Italy: an efficient, fast and cost-effective way to resolve business disputes

Justice in Italy is not necessarily fast. This is pretty much common knowledge, but it is also confirmed by an OECD comparative study of 2010. Such lengthy times and the related costs have been more than just a bit problematic for foreign companies planning to set up in Italy, potentially […]

di × 28 novembre 2016 ×

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Investing in Lombardy, the third cultural hub in Europe

Lombardy ranks as the third hub of cultural enterprises throughout Europe, behind geographic areas like Paris and London (source: European Cluster Observatory 2013). In fact, according to the latest report “Io sono cultura 2016” released by Unioncamere and Symbola – Fondazione per le qualità italiane, Lombardy totals over 60,000 enterprises with […]

di × 16 novembre 2016 ×

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Lombardy is the Italian capital for e-commerce

In the vibrant atmosphere of Milan, while you wait for the green light and try to cope with the traffic, surely in the last two years you could notice a change in the population of vehicles: not only cars and taxis, but vans, Deliveroo, Foodora, just eat it, Amazon Prime. […]

di × 8 novembre 2016 ×

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Food, Fashion, Furniture e… Ferrari: è questo quello che cercano i magnati cinesi?

Food, Fashion, Furniture e… Ferrari: è questo quello che cercano i magnati cinesi?

Gli investimenti cinesi in Italia rappresentano una componente fondamentale per il nostro Paese. La Cina appare sempre più interessata ai nostri settori industriali tradizionali, alle nuove tecnologie (compresa l’agricoltura e l’agroalimentare), alle infrastrutture, alla protezione ambientale, alla pianificazione cittadina, al turismo, alla logistica, ai trasporti e poi naturalmente a tutto […]

di × 4 novembre 2016 ×

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Investing in Italian property: the Technical Due-Diligence

Investing in Italian property: the Technical Due-Diligence

Facing a Real Estate investment in a foreign country is not the easiest thing to do: the knowledge about the dynamics of a foreign market is an essential factor to take the best possible decisions. As for the detection of an existing building or a construction site where to place […]

di × 3 novembre 2016 ×

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Two useful regional tools for hiring new  employees  in Lombardy

Two useful regional tools for hiring new employees in Lombardy

Dote Unica Lavoro is the active labour market policy program set up by the Lombardy Region and focused on supporting the reintroduction into the workforce of those who seek a job, are older than 30 and have their residence in Lombardy, or those younger than 30 who have already taken […]

di × 26 ottobre 2016 ×

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Milan is a Cluster of Innovation

Often Milan and its Region are in the press because of their many records, but this time we want to analyze what are the implications for entrepreneurs and firms through the lenses of the Cluster of Innovation (COI) framework.[1] COI are places where new technologies can be developed quickly and […]

di × 21 ottobre 2016 ×

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R&d investment: why opening a representative office in Lombardy

R&d investment: why opening a representative office in Lombardy

Listed within the top 10 cities for investment project in Western Europe and mentioned as one of the preferred destination for investing in the real estate sector, Milan is an excellent business environment and a very dynamic city, particularly for R&D activities. According to “Why invest in Milan” report, Milan […]

di × 13 ottobre 2016 ×

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Milan as a hub for startups and digital talents

Milan as a hub for startups and digital talents

Just few months ago Financial Times described Milan as Italy’s biggest startup hub. Talking about European best cases of “startup cities”, everybody can immediately think about Berlin, London, Paris or Amsterdam. But also Milan is becoming more and more attractive for the creation of new enterprises. In Milan and in […]

di × 7 ottobre 2016 ×

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HR Breakfast  “Dealing with unions in the USA and in Italy – Different jurisdictions and different approaches”

HR Breakfast “Dealing with unions in the USA and in Italy – Different jurisdictions and different approaches”

The latest edition of the now traditional HR Breakfast by De Luca & Partners was hosted in Milan, at Palazzo Affari ai Giureconsulti, Piazza dei Mercanti, on September 8, 2016, and held in collaboration with Promos – Invest in Lombardy. Representatives from the Department of Economic Development of the Lombardy […]

di × 30 settembre 2016 ×

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Italy’s attractiveness is one of the goals of Corporate income tax lower from 2017

Italy’s attractiveness is one of the goals of Corporate income tax lower from 2017

The new rate comes into effect from 1 January 2017, with the evident goal of reducing fiscal pressure – the reduction in the IRES corporate tax rate to 24%, from its current rate of 27.50% – and increasing Italy’s attractiveness, stimulating new investment plans that will become tangible from next […]

di × 22 settembre 2016 ×

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Why invest in Milan? The story of a French startupper

Italy is the country where most of my business takes place and, after having been working in Northern Italy and living between Umbria and Emilia-Romagna, I decided to base my startup Youspa in Milan. Being French and working in the beauty industry, I am always asked why I have chosen […]

di × 16 settembre 2016 ×

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What does Brexit mean for UK companies in Italy?

What does Brexit mean for UK companies in Italy?

A referendum was held on June 23, to decide whether the UK would leave or stay in the European Union. Leave won by 52% to 48%. Brexit is a reality. As a result, in the absence of precedent about the mechanism for leaving the EU (Article 50 of the Treaty […]

di × 7 settembre 2016 ×

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Reports show growing success for tourism industry in Lombardy

Reports show growing success for tourism industry in Lombardy

Lombardy is going to increase its appeal for foreign direct investments through the exploitation of the positive trend affecting its tourism industry. Labour costs, productivity, skills: when talking about FDIs you are surely used to spot these keywords, together with data about IP, clusters and so on. Tourism is usually […]

di × 2 settembre 2016 ×

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The right organization for the right business: from branch to representative office

The right organization for the right business: from branch to representative office

A foreign company which plans doing business in Lombardy, or Italy as well, most of the time faces the problem related to which would be the most suitable kind of entity to be set up, aiming to balance costs and benefits arising from a given choice. It often happens that […]

di × 25 agosto 2016 ×

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Beauty makes Lombardy more attractive. More than 50% of cosmetic  businesses are located in the region

Beauty makes Lombardy more attractive. More than 50% of cosmetic businesses are located in the region

If Italy is “the Great Beauty”, then Lombardy is the place where you find the maximum density of cosmetic businesses: Cosmetica Italia, the organization representing the Italian cosmetic industry system, declares that 51% of the national cosmetic businesses are concentrated in Lombardy, described as the heart of the Italian cosmetic […]

di × 29 luglio 2016 ×

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Relocating your Business?

Relocating your Business?

Globalization is changing the way companies structure their operations making more convenient locate the production and the R&D in different places. Each company in the process of cost controlling, has to know which kind of cost factors configuration present each country. The recently released report on “Relocating your Business” is addressed […]

di × 21 luglio 2016 ×

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Whistleblowing: transparency in the labour market for anti–corruption sistem

Sometimes Italy is connoted by a low level of transparency,  which indicates a high level of corruption; on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean), according to Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 by Transparency International, Italy ranks #61 after Romania (#58), Oman (#60) and in the same position […]

di × 13 luglio 2016 ×

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Italy and Lombardy strategic business partners for East side countries

Italy and Lombardy strategic business partners for East side countries

Invest in Lombardy – Promos and the law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners (www.gop.it) on June 15 organized the “East Side Internationalization” conference in Milan. Seven have been the target countries discussed, for both outbound (from Italy to those countries) and inbound (from those countries to Italy) investments: China, […]

di × 8 luglio 2016 ×

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Is global english enough for global investors?

Is global english enough for global investors?

Invest in Lombardy is the ideal partner for foreign companies planning to start or expand a business in Lombardy, offering a free service, specialized and professional in every phase of the project. In a business transaction, it is essential to provide qualified expertise and establish positive communication with the companies […]

di × 7 luglio 2016 ×

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L’internazionalizzazione a Est

L’internazionalizzazione a Est

Sono sette i Paesi al centro del convegno organizzato a Milano da Invest in Lombardy – Promos e lo studio legale Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners lo scorso 15 giugno: Cina, Corea, Emirati Arabi, India, Iran, Russia, Turchia. Un business che per la Lombardia vale oltre 31 miliardi all’anno, un settimo dell’intero commercio estero […]

di × 1 luglio 2016 ×

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Interim management practice

Interim management practice

Hiring the right people at the right time makes all the difference for a company during its investment process. The practice of Interim Management is an effective way for foreign companies to quickly establish themselves when investing abroad. Local Interim Management will be able to provide qualified expertise and establish positive communication with […]

di × 27 giugno 2016 ×

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BUILDING MANAGEMENT: MORE VALUE FOR YOUR BUILDING

BUILDING MANAGEMENT: MORE VALUE FOR YOUR BUILDING

The costs about the maintenance of a building are an important item for any kind of firm: recent analysis show that they can be quite relevant for many reasons and, above all, they come from an external field of interest for the company, not representing their “core business” activity. Building […]

di × 23 giugno 2016 ×

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L’internazionalizzazione “East side”: opportunità, incentivi e capitali per lo sviluppo delle imprese italiane

L’internazionalizzazione “East side”: opportunità, incentivi e capitali per lo sviluppo delle imprese italiane

Emirati Arabi Uniti, Iran, Cina, India, Russia, Turchia, Sud-Corea e investimenti esteri in Italia: 8 tavoli tematici, 7 Paesi, 7 economie “East Side”. Un business che per la Lombardia vale oltre 31 miliardi all’anno, un settimo dell’intero commercio estero regionale. E che “corre”: +5,1% nel 2015, una crescita maggiore rispetto […]

di × 14 giugno 2016 ×

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Life Sciences, training and specialist translations

Life Sciences, training and specialist translations

The BIO International Convention (BIO), held in San Francisco during the last week, is closing today. BIO attracts 15,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders for a week of networking to discover potential partnerships covering the wide spectrum of Life Sciences. Invest in Lombardy is present at BIO in order to meet […]

di × 9 giugno 2016 ×

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Lombardy: your ultimate investment place for biotech sector

Lombardy: your ultimate investment place for biotech sector

Lombardy is the primary Italian region in the field of Life Sciences and Chemical Sector. Today, the region ranks in the top position in European region for employment and locations in the chemical sector. It employs 9,200 pharmaceutical employees and operates 33 Research and Development centers and 90 Red Biotech companies. […]

di × 7 giugno 2016 ×