On the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic no. 30 of the 5 February 2019 has been published the 21 Decree November 2018 'Assignment of resources of the Fund for sustainable growth to the interventions of reconversion and productive redevelopment of areas affected by situations of industrial crisis' assigns resources of the Fund for sustainable growth to interventions of reconversion and productive redevelopment of areas affected by industrial crisis situations as per Law no. 181 / 1989, with specific reference to the coverage of the costs of the agreement between the Ministry of Economic Development and the National Agency for the attraction of investments and business development, concerning interventions in areas of complex crisis.
We recall that the Fund is destined to finance programs and interventions with a significant impact on the national competitiveness of the productive apparatus, with particular regard to the following purposes:
the promotion of strategic research, development and innovation projects for relaunching the competitiveness of the production system, also by consolidating the centers and structures for research and development of companies;
the strengthening of the production structure, the reuse of production plants and the relaunch of areas that are in complex crisis situations of national importance through the signing of program agreements;
the promotion of the international presence of companies and the attraction of investments from abroad, also in connection with the actions that will be activated by the ICE - Agency for the promotion abroad and the internationalization of Italian companies.
The text of the decree can be consulted to the following link.
Further details on the Fund are available on the place of the Ministry of Economic Development.