Established under Regional Law No.17 of 1th June 1999, Svim – Sviluppo MArche SpA – is the Development Company of the Marche Region. Today the Marche Region is the company’s only shareholder, as definied by Regional Law No.33 of 16th December 2005. Svim operates exclusively with the Marche Region and plays an important role in the implementation of the regional development policy. Its aim is to transform into regional projects both the objectives defined within the ROP (Regional Operative Programme) and the strategic lines deriving from consultation with all organizations concerned.
Invitalia, after a profound strategic, organisational and behavioural change effected over the last four years, is now a modern development agency, like those demonstrating the best results in many countries, working alongside the Government to generate growth mechanisms throughout the nation, with particular attention given to the South. They have invested primarily within the Company to strengthen its role as authoritative interlocutor for anyone who wants to invest in Italy and work for the development of the regions.
From 5 to 7 of May, the first Italian Week edition in Albania was held in Tirana under the patronage of the Italian Embassy with the participation of ICE, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Albania, Confindustria Bari – BAT and Unioncamere Puglia.
Main goal of the event was the presentation of numerous business opportunities Albania has to offer in some of the priority sectors such as energy, tourism, manifacturing and agriculture.
The Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA), is the Albanian public agency whose mandate is to promote Albania as an investment destination to facilitate and support direct investments in Albania, to increase the competitiveness of small and medium-sized Albanian enterprises, and promote and support Albanian exports of goods and services by providing support services as well as financial assistance to exporting companies.
The Agency for Rural Development of Istria, Pazin is a limited company 100% owned by the County of Istria, and works closely with all county authorities and businesses, especially with the Department of Agriculture of the County of Istria, on joint projects especially for linking the public and private sectors, and projects that build the public infrastructure for the rural areas of the county. AZRRI was the first agency of this kind in Croatia with a specific purpose to coordinate production-wise activities into rural areas of Istria.
The Mini-conference: “Science meets Economy” was held on May 6th, 2014 in Zagreb. There were more than 250 participants present: many different ministry representatives, science and economic experts, directors of national and regional companies as well as small and medium entrepreneurs.
The 12th edition of the European Business Summit (EBS 2014) entitled “The Business Agenda 2014-2019: Rebuilding a Competitive Europe” is Europe’s key platform for decision makers and business leaders to meet and debate how to build a more competitive and sustainable European Union. It will be a significant opportunity for business leaders to present their priorities – looking beyond the crisis and towards a more competitive and better-functioning Europe.
This high level forum organised by The Ministry of Economy and Energy, hosted by Daniela Bobeva, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Development of Bulgaria and Anna Yaneva, Deputy Minister of Economy and Energy of Bulgaria will present the major public instruments in the European area of technology and innovation :
The European Commission is planning to offer 20 million in prizes for researchers to offer innovative solutions to specific problems. A first pilot prize has been awarded this year to a company having delivered solutions to store vaccines without need for refrigeration and another prize, for which submissions are now closed has been launched with the aim of supporting the creation of apps for running local public services.