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Dati sulla Lombardia, Highlights, News

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 […]

by × 8 November 2017 ×

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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 […]

by × 22 September 2017 ×

Dati sulla Lombardia, Events, Highlights, News

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 […]

by × 17 July 2017 ×

Dati sulla Lombardia, Highlights, News

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, […]

by × 1 March 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 […]

by × 23 February 2017 ×

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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 […]

by × 16 November 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. […]

by × 8 November 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 […]

by × 21 October 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 […]

by × 13 October 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 […]

by × 7 October 2016 ×

Dati sulla Lombardia, Highlights

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 […]

by × 25 August 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 […]

by × 29 July 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 […]

by × 21 July 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, […]

by × 8 July 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. […]

by × 7 June 2016 ×

Dati sulla Lombardia, Events, Highlights

Italy and Singapore relations: best practices and new opportunities in Lombardy

Italy and Singapore relations: best practices and new opportunities in Lombardy

On the sidelines of the official visit of President Tony Tan Keng Yam in Rome, a delegation of entrepreneurs will be received in Milan, during the event: “Italy and Singapore relations: best practices and new opportunities in Lombardy” organized and promoted by Confindustria Lombardia, Promos, Confindustria Monza e Brianza, Singapore […]

by × 26 May 2016 ×

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Lombardy Region is the gateway to extraordinary real estate

Lombardy Region is the gateway to extraordinary real estate

2016 is an exceptional year for Real Estate investments in Europe following an expansion of 48 % of business in 2015, a trend set to continue this year. The attention of foreign investors for the Real Estate sector in Lombardy, and in particular the city of Milan, is growing strongly. […]

by × 4 May 2016 ×

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GREEN ECONOMY: LOMBARDY, A EUROPEAN ENGINE

GREEN ECONOMY: LOMBARDY, A EUROPEAN ENGINE

Green technology in Italy has spread evenly throughout the boot, but located in the north of the country lies its strong point. The Lombardy region is first in green technology investments in Italy and leading the field by accounting for about one-fifth of the national total (19%). This amounts to […]

by × 1 April 2016 ×

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Milan confirms its global appeal for international retailers

2015 started in the best mood, with the opening of H&M Duomo and went on even better. Primark, Victoria’s Secrets, Dudalina, Mango, just to name a few. Going through the list of the retail new openings in Milan, it is clear that the city is creating a new retail scene, […]

by × 5 August 2015 ×

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China becoming a top investor in Italy

China becoming a top investor in Italy

The press commenting FDIs has recently stressed the rising role of China and the success of Italy as destination, sometimes focusing on banks or just describing the status of diplomatic relationships and agreements (http://www.italy24.ilsole24ore.com/art/business-and-economy/2014-10-14/rapporti-italia–cina-analisi-noci-144538.php?uuid=ABVMuy2B). Every time a Chinese investment in Italy is announced, many voices of criticism are heard. Voices […]

by × 22 July 2015 ×

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In Lombardy, the tradition of clusters generates innovation in ICT

In Lombardy, the tradition of clusters generates innovation in ICT

Lombardy has a long tradition in the ICT and Media industry. Milan is now the point of reference of the Italian ICT industry. Milan attracted the advertising industry at the end of the Seventies, when multinationals like Unilever and Nestlé moved part of their staff, originally headquartered in Rome, to […]

by × 4 June 2015 ×

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Brescia, a destination for multinational companies

Brescia, a destination for multinational companies

Getting to know Brescia is an amazing experience, swinging from cultural heritage to industrial districts, from technology to agriculture. Advanced technology and research, together with development centres (CSMT and AQM), are a significant feature of this region. CSMT is also part of LAND IN LOMBARDY softlanding program managed by Invest […]

by × 6 May 2015 ×

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Will Expo2015 make Lombardy more attractive for FDI?

Will Expo2015 make Lombardy more attractive for FDI?

Is Expo2015 a threat or an opportunity for Milan and Lombardy? What will be the effect on the territory and how will the capacity to attract foreign investments be affected by the huge event? A bunch of questions were made, not only lately, about the return on investment related to […]

by × 30 April 2015 ×

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Agro-food business in Lombardy: healthy opportunities for foreign investments

Agro-food business in Lombardy: healthy opportunities for foreign investments

Agro-food is a sector that without doubts gives the opportunity, the possibility of attracting foreign investments and develop the territory at the same time. Lombardy has a strong leadership in this business: the agro-food is prominent at Italian level and one of the most relevant in the European context. With […]

by × 10 April 2015 ×

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Lombardy bottled water scenario opportunities

Lombardy bottled water scenario opportunities

China has paid a high environmental price for its economic increase: polluted air, contaminated land, uninhabitable areas, desertification and a serious crisis of water drinking. Furthermore, increasingly more consumers in other areas of China also have been affected by such events and intend to drink bottled water for hygiene and […]

by × 26 February 2015 ×

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Pharmaceutical industry: a reason for investing in Lombardy

Pharmaceutical industry: a reason for investing in Lombardy

The pharmaceutical industry is strategic and is getting more and more attention by media and analysts commenting FDI, EY and Bain recently released reports on it. A good number of articles and reports focuses on the trend of the pharmaceutical industry in India, but it is very interesting to analyze […]

by × 24 February 2015 ×

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Investing in Lombardy: the choice of Connexun

Investing in Lombardy: the choice of Connexun

Every territory claims features, advantages, reason why to invest in and… successful case studies. Usually we quote the dimension of investments, or announce the opening of new plants, generally decided by the international headquarters of multinational groups. Lombardy actually is attractive also for startups and all the small businesses related […]

by × 12 February 2015 ×

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Starting a new business in Lombardy? A practical handbook can help you

Starting a new business in Lombardy? A practical handbook can help you

Most of the contents about investment attraction is concentrated on opportunities, features, advantages, characteristics of the territory. Usually these contents focus on topics like labour cost, logistic, infrastructures. They are useful, of course, and effective, but foreign investors need practical information, especially when having to do with Italy. This is […]

by × 10 February 2015 ×

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Can Milan compete with the real estate market stars?

Can Milan compete with the real estate market stars?

Everyone talks about London, wondering if a “bubble” is here to come. Many comment the (controlled) slowing down of prices in Singapore real estate market. In the mean time Milan rises to 12th place in European ranking for non-residential best opportunities. Why is Milan a good choice for investing in […]

by × 20 January 2015 ×

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Milky business in Lombardy

Milky business in Lombardy

China is a country with 82m children below the age of five, and where only 28 per cent of children under the age of six months are breast-fed, according to the UN, any problems in the supply chain were always going to have far-reaching effects. Demand of milk for babies […]

by × 22 December 2014 ×

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Back to Italy: is re-shoring a real opportunity to attract investments in Lombardy?

Back to Italy: is re-shoring a real opportunity to attract investments in Lombardy?

Recently a new word is becoming popular among the Italian entrepreneurs, especially the ones dealing with the fashion system: re-shoring. After a long season of off-shoring in the luxury industry, often interpreted and implemented as a complete delocalization, the Italian manufacturing system is looking again to certain areas of the […]

by × 9 December 2014 ×

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Lombardy's success factors

Lombardy's success factors

What happens if we compare Lombardy with the regions that attract the most investments in the rest of Europe? A question of this type has recently met with a well-articulated response in a study conducted by FDI Benchmark (Financial Times Group), in which Lombardy's performance was compared to that of 3

by × 6 October 2014 ×

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Which companies are attracted by Lombardy?

Which companies are attracted by Lombardy?

In addition to being a valuable partner for attracting foreign direct investments for initiating or developing business activities in Lombardy, Invest in Lombardy is also a privileged observer of the investment projects that have been proposed or implemented throughout the region, and is thus able to distinguish them by number, industry and economic importance.

by × 6 October 2014 ×

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The M&A investment trend: the way things went up until 2013

The M&A investment trend: the way things went up until 2013

In all the industrialized countries, the majority of foreign direct investments are aimed at acquiring pre-existing companies (M&A transactions) rather than creating new businesses ( Greenfield). This general tendency also holds true in Lombardy: from 2003 to 2013, in fact, 2,400 Italian companies

by × 2 October 2014 ×

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The greenfield investment trend: the way things went up until 2013

The greenfield investment trend: the way things went up until 2013

It is a well-known fact that the trend in foreign direct investments (FDI) mirrors the expansion or contraction dynamics that economic systems record over time. It is not surprising, therefore, that the economic crisis that began in 2008 has also had serious repercussions upon "greenfield" type investments, both globally and nationally

by × 30 September 2014 ×

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Foreign investments in Italy and Lombardy: the current status

Foreign investments in Italy and Lombardy: the current status

Within a complex international economic framework, Lombardy remains the main Italian gateway for attracting foreign investments. With a resident population equal to 16.4% of the Italian total and a productive fabric that comprises 18.4% of all the businesses operating nationwide, the region's internationalization indicators have shown significantly high performance on a national level

by × 24 September 2014 ×