Invitalia is the National Agency for Inward Investment and Economic Development. It is owned by the Italian Ministry of Economy.
Invitalia aspires to boost Italy’s economic growth, focusing on strategic sectors for development and employment. It is committed to reviving crisis areas and operates mainly in the South of Italy. Invitalia manages all national incentives that promote the creation of new companies and innovative startups.

It finances small to large projects, targeting entrepreneurs with concrete development plans, especially in innovative and high added-value sectors.

Invitalia provides services to the Public Administration for timely disbursement of EU and national funds, as well as in promoting cultural heritage. Invitalia is the Purchasing Body and Contracting Authority for the strategic execution of actions at the local level.