ITA, the Italian Trade Agency, is the government organization which promotes the internationalization of Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry of Economic Development. ITA has the task of facilitating, developing and promoting trade and business relations between Italy and foreign markets (with particular attention to the needs of SMEs) – and to support the export of goods and services “Made in Italy” to international markets. ITA collaborates with Italian Regions, Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Trade Associations and other public and private organizations. Every year, ITA worldwide offices carry out hundreds of promotional projects and provide personalized services and assistance to thousands of Italian companies. ITA also assists and supports foreign companies that want to establish or expand business and trade relations with Italian companies or to invest in Italy.
Korea Russia Science and Technology Cooperation Center (KORUSTEC), located in Moscow, is one of international representative offices of National Research Foundation (NRF) in Korea. KORUSTEC has been fulfilling the role of communication bridge between two countries’ S&T related ministries by providing information and holding venues for experts in academia, government, and business, everyone involved.
This is the first national startup program among former-Soviet countries aiming to attract breakthrough technologies and solutions to Kazakhstan’s market. Goal: Create a jump start platform for startup companies from all over and to enable easy penetration to the prospective markets of Eurasian Union (180 million people), Caspian Sea and countries along the modern Silk Way. The acceleration program is designed in the best traditions of the Silicon Valley with a strong technical component and emphasis on the best-of-the-breed enterprise platforms. At the 2nd phase of seed round startup is paired with one of the Technology Center for as a part of a large project.
The state-owned economic development agency «NRW.INVEST» conducts international marketing for Germany's No. 1 investment location, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). In doing so, the agency supports foreign companies that are interested in opening subsidiaries or realization of business projects in North Rhine-Westphalia. The head office of the agency is situated in Düsseldorf, subsidiaries and representations are in Russia, Japan, USA, China, India, Israel, Korea, Poland and Turkey. Today there are already about 19,000 foreign firms based in North Rhine-Westphalia. «NRW.INVEST» provides comprehensive information on North Rhine-Westphalia as a location of potential distribution of representations or subsidiaries. The experts inform on tax matters and legal aspects, they also give detailed information regarding economic structure and industry clusters, analyze investment projects and offer the most suitable sites in North Rhine-Westphalia for their realization. www.nrwinvest.com.
La French Tech is the term used to describe the French startup community : entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, designers, incubators, publics organizations, etc committed to the growth of French startups and to their international prosperity. This community includes champions such as BlaBlaCar, valued at €1.2 billion, and Sigfox and Devialet, which respectively raised €150 million and €100 million in 2016. The French Tech Initiative is an innovative public policy created in 2013. It’s not about the government imposing regulations and limits ; it’s about the government supporting the startup community. La French Tech is also about being open to the world and welcoming foreign talent, with its 22 French Tech Hubs accross the globe, the French Tech Ticket program for international startups looking to set up in France, as well as the French Tech Visa, an accelerated procedure to obtain residence permits for startup founders, employeers and investors. Join the new french revolution! For further information, please visit: www.meetlafrenchtech.com