“Smart & Start Italia”, incentives to support the birth and growth of innovative start-ups

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“Smart & Start Italia”, incentives to support the birth and growth of innovative start-ups

“Smart & Start Italia”, incentives to support the birth and growth of innovative start-ups

With decree of 24.09.2014 and subsequent amendments, the Italian Ministry of Economic Development has introduced the “Smart & Start Italia” project, aimed at promoting and supporting, throughout the Italian territory, a new entrepreneurial culture linked to the digital economy and enhancing the results of scientific and technological research.

Who are the recipients of the project?

The recipients of the “Smart & Start Italia” project are:

  • small-size innovative start-ups (click here to find out the requirements), consisting of no more than 60 months;
  • a team of persons who want to set up an innovative start-up in Italy (even if resident abroad, or in possession of the “Visa start-up”);
  • foreign companies that undertake to establish at least one office on Italian territory.

How is aid provided?

The aid is provided through a zero-rate loan, without any guarantee, to cover 80% of the eligible expenses between € 100,000 and € 1.5 million, for the purchase of the following services:

  • investment goods, services and personnel expenses (e.g.: new plant, machinery and equipment; hardware and software components; patents, trademarks and licenses; specialist technological consultancy; wage costs relating to employees, investments in marketing, etc.);
  • business operating costs (e.g.: raw materials; services necessary for carrying out the company’s activities, hosting and housing, enjoyment of third party assets).

The business project must have at least one of the following characteristics:

  • have a significant technological and innovative content;
  • be oriented towards the development of products, services or solutions in the field of digital economy, artificial intelligence, blockchain and the internet of things;
  • be aimed at the economic exploitation of the results of public and private research.

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The Coscia law firm, thanks to its team of professionals specialized in consulting and assistance to innovative start-ups and SMEs:

  • provides private and interested companies with specific and complete advice on the requirements and methods of acquiring the funding provided by the “Smart & Start Italia” project, assessing in advance the existence of the conditions necessary for the acceptance of the application;
  • Assists companies in preparing the necessary documentation and forwarding it through the online platform;
  • manages the practice until its successful conclusion.

Contact us immediately on +39 3711453121 or by e-mail at info@studiolegalecoscia.it, to obtain financing for € 1.5 million, before the available resources run out.

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