Pnrr, Mise: “2021 goals achieved”. Giorgetti: “Let’s send a signal to markets and companies”

Tax credits Transition 4.0, publication of notices for participation in Ipcei on microelectronics, hydrogen and cloud, 750 million for production chains, 400 million fund to support female entrepreneurs

The Ministry of Economic Development has achieved the objectives set for 2021 by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan: Transition 4.0 tax credits, publication of notices for participation in Ipcei on microelectronics, hydrogen and cloud, 750 million for production chains, 400 million fund to support female entrepreneurs. The resources assigned to the Mise for the implementation of investments in the 2021-2026 programming amount to a total of over 18 billion euros. The ministry communicates this in a note.

I am satisfied with the milestone reached by the Mise on the objectives set by the PNRR for 2021. We have worked with the aim of laying the structural foundations to determine stable and lasting growth of the country’s economy in the coming years through reforms and strategic investments “, comments the minister Giancarlo Giorgetti. “It’s a important signal – he continues – which we certainly send to the European partners and to the markets but above all to entrepreneurial realities, professionals and workers of our production system which demonstrates the seriousness and competence of the path started with the Draghi government. However, we must be very clear – concludes Giorgetti – that this is a first step that must continue to be defended, implemented and strengthened with the same vigor until 2026 “.

In the course of 2021 the new ones came into force tax credits of the Transition Plan 4.0, which represents a fundamental piece of the overall strategy of the NRP aimed at increasing the competitiveness and sustainability of companies, encouraging the digital transformation of production processes. In particular, the range of beneficiary companies, the duration of the tax credit on a two-year basis and the types of intangible investments that can be facilitated were expanded.

To foster the competitiveness of production chains 750 million euros were also allocated for development contracts to facilitate investments in the industrial, tourism and environmental protection sectors. In this context, the reforms of the development contracts and innovation agreements, strongly desired by Giorgetti, are also of particular importance to reward investment projects which, in addition to focusing on industrial development and environmental sustainability, are committed to protecting workers of territorial areas and companies in crisis.

With the launch of notices for companies to express interest in Important projects of common European interest (Ipcei) on microelectronics, hydrogen and cloud, another objective of the NRP has been achieved. The investment aims to promote collaboration between public and private entities to carry out projects in the field of research, development, innovation and first large-scale industrial production aimed at creating European supply chains in strategic sectors.

ll strengthening and starting new female entrepreneurship, through grants and subsidized loans, is the intervention proposed by the Mise for the mission ‘Inclusion and cohesion’. The project was started on 30 September by Giorgetti, which made the ‘Women’s Enterprise Fund’ operational, with an initial loan of 40 million euros. A further 400 million were allocated to female entrepreneurs by a decree signed by the minister on 24 November.

There industrial property reform it was the first measure of the NRP initiated by Giorgetti on 24 June last. An extraordinary funding of 30 million euros is earmarked for the measure, with the aim of creating a package of interventions aimed at promoting and protecting intellectual property in the context of digitization, innovation and competitiveness of the production system.

The Technical mission structure, which on the direct impulse of the minister will have to coordinate the implementation of the interventions and structural reforms under the responsibility of the Mise within the framework of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan.