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Italy pledges EUR 200 mln in startup grants

Monday 16 February 2015 | 10:53 CET | News
Italy's ministry for economic development (MiSE) has announced that a total of EUR 200 million in grants will be awarded to innovative startups in the digital economy under the new Smart&Start initiative. The programme will be run by state investment body Invitalia and its scope will be nationwide for the first time. Grants for up to 80 percent of the value of the project – ranging from EUR 100,000 to EUR 1.5 million – will be available to new ventures or startups set up less than 48 months ago. The whole process is paperless and applications for one of the grants must be submitted via the

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