Tuscany,
for centuries
in the future.

 

Imagine an extraordinary land,
cradle of revolutionary projects and great ideas.
The ideal place in which to invest and make
your business grow.

Agribusiness

 

It is the union of unique areas, ancient knowledge,
and innovative paths that has led to the birth of the
extraordinary quality of Tuscan agrifood products.

Fashion

 

The land of fashion production:since time immemorial
the Tuscany of style has been synonymous with creativity,
innovation, and Made in Italy craftsmanship.

ICT

 

Thanks to the continuous collaboration
between companies, research centers,
academies, and the public administration,
Tuscany is a leading region in innovation
in the ICT sector.

Life Sciences

 

A land of research and innovation from time immemorial,
Tuscany is the headquarters of the Technological District of Life Sciences,
a construct of excellence at the international level.

Yacht Building

 

Number one in Italy for companies active within the territory
and business volume and second for the number of moorings,
nautical Tuscany is a hotbed of opportunity.

Tourism

 

The tourism offering of Tuscany knows no equal.
We find ourselves in a territory that is ideal
for all those who decide to invest in the area of tourism.

Logistics

 

Two international airports, a large commercial port,
the possibility of reaching Rome, Milan,
and Venice in a little more than three hours
thanks to high speed.

Smart Industry

 

Mechatronic Automation
& Robotics

Transport & Mobility

 

Mobility Sector Automotive,
Two Wheels, and Railway

Why invest in Tuscany?

There are at least 7 good reasons
to locate your business in Tuscany

 

1. A dynamic and diversified economy. Thanks to a per capita GDP higher than the national and European averages, and a deep-rooted tradition in the production, design, and marketing of Made in Italy products. 2. A vast pool of talent. Ensured by the excellent university system capable of guaranteeing a higher level of education and research than the national average. 3. Central location in Italy and in the Mediterranean basin. Easy access to a large consumer market.

4. A regional government “open for business”. The Tuscan regional system has always shown particular attention to promoting legislation in support of investors. 5. In the region of Tuscany, the cost of living is highly competitive: costs are lower than the national and European average. 6. Key sectors. An economic environment that includes Life Science, Fashion, Digital & ICT, Yacht Building, Logistics, Agribusiness, Tourism, Smart Industry, Transport & Mobility, and Prestigious Assets. 7. An Outstanding quality of life. In terms of the environment, health, safety, leisure, business, and employment… Tuscany offers a unique cultural and natural environment, perfect for attracting and retaining top talent.

Incentives

An incentive is a key,a tiny object with
astonishing power to change a situation

Network

Have a reliable and comfortable assessment
with our partners and set up your business in Tuscany

Resouces & tools

Useful guides and tips to approach
to Tuscany’s business world

Business Locations

Enterprise landing locations
to set up in Tuscany

Tuscany has so much
to offer

Start up your business in one
of the most attractive and smart regions in Italy

 

1

A dynamic and diversified economy

 

2

A vast pool
of talent

3

Central location in Italy and in the Mediterranean basin

 

4

A regional government open to business

 

5

Competitive
costs

 

6

Key
sectors 

7

An Outstanding quality of life

 

As President of Tuscany,
it gives me great pleasure to introduce
the updated version of the website
Invest in Tuscany

It is a useful tool and provides transparent information for foreign companies wishing to set up or expand a business in Italy (and, particularly, in Tuscany). Tuscany, already known throughout the world for its fine arts, natural heritage, quality of life, is also an interesting and competitive environment for the location or consolidation of research, manufacturing and other economic activities. Indeed, our region already hosts over 700 leading multinational companies with a very low rate of relocations. In 2016 we hosted 67 new investments, 97 in 2017 and 99 in 2018 accounting for more than €2 billion in CAPEX; in the first semester of 2019 we have already supported 50 projects for more than €1 billion.

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Today, the primary goal for Tuscany is to become even more attractive for foreign investment, in particular in the manufacturing, high-tech and high-level tourism sectors. Traditional sectors can also offer opportunities through partnership with local businesses, particularly the unique brand resonance that the name “Tuscany” brings. I am personally committed to attracting and expanding foreign direct investments by awarding significant financial support from European development funds for innovative ventures and research projects involving businesses, training programs, and by taking direct action to cut red tape and speed up processes for authorizing new industrial settlements or the expansion of already existing ones.

Companies that wish to invest in Tuscany can be assisted by Invest in Tuscany, which is a specific office (directly reporting to me) able to both interact with foreign decision-makers and provide assistance to those that wish to invest or increase their presence in our region. Moreover, our staff is able to bring together the necessary coordination between all public and private bodies involved in the administrative process and to clearly identify the responsibilities and objectives to be achieved, thus considerably reducing the time for permissions and for any other required support. The political and institutional stability of the Tuscan framework, the commitment to accelerating and streamlining administrative procedures, together with the availability of a local skilled work-force (the result of a system of higher education and research which is among the most advanced in Europe) provides a compelling and competitive platform for foreign investment.

If you are looking for information and opportunities, or wish to discuss new projects, our door is open.

My best regards,

Enrico Rossi

Invest in Tuscany

Overview of the regional
context and its opportunities

Capital city
Florence

A region internationally renowned for
Fashion and Made in Italy, tourism (historic sites, art cities,
nature), processed and agricultural products
(ceramics, precious metals, wine, olive oil…)
quality of life

Manufacturing tradition
Industrial districts: fashion-design, textiles, marble, wood,
furniture, paper, boat building, jewelry

Skills, research, development & innovation
3 universities (Florence, Pisa, Siena), 5 institutes of higher education, 5 technology clusters, 17 National Research Council (CNR) institutes FDIs: > 500 Foreign Multinationals

10 main cities
Florence, Pisa, Livorno, Lucca, Siena, Pistoia, Arezzo,
Grosseto, Massa, and Prato.

3 international ports
Livorno, Piombino, Carrara

2 main international airports with more than forty destinations
Florence, Pisa
Among the busiest routes are Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam,
Munich, Zurich, Madrid, London, and Brussels.

22,994

Area km2

3.7 M

Population

32 B

Export Euro

30,749

GDP per Capita

Sectors

Agribusiness

Fashion

Life Sciences

Yacht Building

Tourism

Smart Industry

Transport & Mobility

Logistics

Prestigious Assets

Business Locations

A good place
to live.

News

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