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Over 30 million euros to support the competitiveness of the Sicilian production districts.
The Department of Productive Activities assigned the grants to support the competitiveness of about 1,700 companies that are part of the production chains recognized by the Sicilian Region.
“The granting of incentives – underlines the regional councilor for productive activities, Mimmo Turano – is in fact the culmination of the path of strengthening the districts we have worked on in recent years, a path that aims to transform simple business chains into engines of development thanks to medium-long term structural interventions “.
The consortia, consortium companies, cooperatives and business networks, located within the production districts that make investments and expenses of more than 34 million euros, benefit from the concessions.
These are the objectives of the spending programs: the strengthening of cooperation between the companies in the districts with investments in digital infrastructures and the introduction of business models that facilitate cluster aggregation; the activation of initiatives for the promotion and marketing of products with marketing actions also towards foreign markets; the creation of brands and the strengthening of the supply chain logic to reduce production costs and allow the traceability of products in order to increase the quality level of production.
Great attention was also given to improving the skills, especially digital, necessary for growth processes.
“The management of this intervention – adds Turano – was an undoubted proof of the efficiency of the department that in just 60 days from the publication of the Notice managed to grant the facilities, allowing over 1,700 Sicilian companies, operating in the driving sectors of the system.
productive of the Island, to start a concrete path to write a new page, after the difficulties of the pandemic, and to implement concrete strategies for growth and development ».
June 30, 2022 | 12:25