BI-REX, the national Competence Center established by the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) as part of the government’s Industry 4.0 plan and specialized on the topic of Big Data,has partnered with Gruppo Del Barba Consulting, company that has been operating for more than 20 years in the field of access to finance. The aim is to support companies that want to develop innovative projects by directing and supporting them also in terms of access to finance measure.

Founded in 2018 in Bologna, BI-REX is configured as a Public-Private Partnership that brings together 56 players including Universities, Research Centers and Companies of Excellence: its mission is to offer support to companies and help them in innovation processes, digital and sustainable transformation, encouraging the adoption and development of enabling technologies Industry 4.0 and the transfer of technology and best practices.  “To support innovation and digitization of business processes – says Danilo Mascolo, Head of Innovation and Business Development at BI-REX – we want to offer additional support to companies in accessing forms of financing made available by national, regional and European institutions. Often, accessing such resources requires specific skills and a not insignificant investment of time, especially for SMEs: through this collaboration with Gruppo Del Barba, we can build a package of integrated services, from the identification of technological priorities to the access to finance and networking.

Gruppo Del Barba Consulting, listed by the Financial Times among the best 1000 European companies 2020 and 2021, is active nationwide in the field of access to finance. For over 20 years it has been supporting companies of all sizes in their growth path, facilitating their access to grants, concessions and tax bonuses, and it is recognized today as one of the leading companies in the sector in Italy. With its headquarters in Carpi (Mo), Gruppo del Barba Consulting counts more than 60 employees and collaborators. “We are pleased,” commented Marco Barbieri, Sole Director Del Barba Group, “to be able to put our experience at the disposal of a very important and strategic business network for the national economy. Our goal is to support companies, intercepting the greatest number of opportunities that will be available as early as this year with the first part of the PNRR funds“.

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