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working group leader


2, Place du Champ Mars, 1050 Bruxelles

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Unioncamere Lombardia is the association of the public Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Crafts of Lombardy. Its objective is to consolidate – through actions undertaken by the Chambers of Commerce - policies and best practices that support the development of enterprises that operate in the region, so as to enhance Lombardy’s economic leadership in Italy and in Europe. Unioncamere Lombardia is one of the nodes of Lombardy’s and Italy’s Chambers of Commerce system, which connects Associated members like: provincial Chambers of Commerce, Regional Associations, Special Agencies, Chambers of Conciliation, Chambers of Arbitration, Chambers of Commerce located abroad, Chambers of Commerce Italy-foreign countries, European Information Centres, Commodity exchanges and trading rooms. Finally, we represent the SMEs from Lombardy economic system. The Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Crafts and Agriculture are independent institutions that, in their province of competence, support and promote activities for the general interest of enterprises. They support the development of local economies, especially with regard to the system of small and medium-sized enterprises. Services Provided By Unioncamere Lombardia 5 macro areas of intervention to support the economic system: Economic information for local development / Promotion of the territory / Internationalization of Small and medium-sized enterprises / SMEs research and innovation / Coordination and assistance to the Chambers of Commerce. The headquarter is located in Milan and it has an office in Brussels that facilitates the contacts between the Chambers of Commerce of Lombardia and the European Community. UNIONCAMERE Lombardia has a proven experience in the management of innovation and cooperation projects (INTERREG Europe and COSME Programme). We also work in a wide range of projects financed by ESF and ERDF as INTERREG Alpine Space, MED, Central Europe, ADRION, HORIZON 2020, EASI, ERASMUS+ and so on. We cooperate with Public Administrations, Research centers, SMEs, interested in being involved in european projects that allow them to develop their territories and innovation strategies.

Ludovico Monforte