Incentives by regions
All Italian regions have issued specific laws providing business incentives such as:
Grants or subsidised loans to SMEs for capital expenditure and business creation.
Aids to the service industry, trade and tourism.
Aids to local business sectors.
These incentives are often combined with local assistance and consulting services, provided by either local or international business development agencies or by regional financial companies.
Regional programmes are also implemented for the specific purpose of benefitting from the European Regional Development Fund ( ERDF) and the European Social Fund ( ESF).