Internationalization. Grant opportunities for Companies in Sicily.

Important grant opportunities for companies in Sicily that, thanks to Action 3.4.2 “Incentivi all’acquisto di servizi di supporto all’internazionalizzazione” – Asse 3 PO FESR Sicilia 2014/2020 – recently published, will benefit from a concrete support for the development of internationalization processes through a capital grant that can reach up to 80% of the total investment envisaged (100.000 Euro x single company – 200.000 Euro in the case of a project presented in an associated form).

Investment projects may be applicable to participation in trade fairs, actions related to studies or advisory services necessary for the launch of new products or the launch of existing products on a new market in another Member State or third country.

The total capital allocation for the selected operations is equal to 16.013.724,00 Euro and the evaluation procedure is “a sportello” (the projects are examined in chronological order).

The sectors that can benefit from it are listed below:

Mining of quarries and mines

Manufacturing activities

Supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning

Supply of water, sewage networks, waste management and rehabilitation activities


Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

Transportation and storage

Activity of accommodation and catering services

Information and communication services

Financial and insurance activities

Real estate activities

Professional, scientific and technical activities

Rental, travel agencies, business support services


Health and social assistance

Artistic, sporting and entertainment activities

Other service activities.

The fisheries and aquaculture sectors and those in the primary production sector of agricultural products are excluded.

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