The Italian Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO Italy) was created in 1987 and is based in Rome. Its mandate is to enhance the competitiveness of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries, through the mobilization of investments as well as the transfer of technology, and management skills together with capacity building activities required for the implementation of industrial projects and SMEs upgrading in developing and emerging countries.
UNIDO ITPO Italy launched specific industrial development programmes covering the sectors in which Italy sets world standards of best practice, such as agricultural machineries, food processing, fishery, agritech and food innovation, leather and footwear, environment, gems and jewellery, textile and fashion, renewable energy, pharma and bio-technology, constructions, logistics. These programmes are implemented through the promotion of industrial partnerships, to raise awareness on the importance of technological innovation and qualitative standards, through capacity-building activities.
Since 2004, Ms. Diana Battaggia is the head of UNIDO ITPO Italy.
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UNIDO ITPO Italy facilitates partnerships between SMEs from Developing Countries and Italian companies providing a set of services:
UNIDO ITPO Italy, in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, supports Developing Countries’institutions to create an enabling environment for investment.