Soft Loans for internationalization

Expand internationally with our soft loans for internationalization

We support you in every stage of development on foreign markets, even within the European Union.
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Applications for soft loans using Fund 394 resources and the related non-repayable co-financing are no longer being accepted.

Since operations had concluded, on 29 December 2021, the Soft Loan Committee approved the termination on 1 January 2022 of the two extraordinary programs to support the trade fair sector, for trade fair organizations and event organizers: “Grants commensurate with uncovered fixed costs” and “Capitalization to support the trade fair sector.”

Solutions currently unavailable

Businesses may use SIMEST Soft Loans for Internationalization to cover costs for the following:

Capitalization (currently not available)

Participation in International Fairs, Exhibitions and International Missions to Promote Italy Abroad (currently not available)

Entry into Foreign Markets (currently not available)

Temporary Export Manager (attualmente non disponibile)

E-Commerce (currently not available)

Feasibility Studies (currently not available)

Technical Assistance Programs (currently not available)