Lombardy is one of the four motors of the European economy. With more than 800,000 companies hosted, it is an international business hub strategically located in the heart of the EMEA markets: an area that represents 15% of world GDP. It is equipped with optimal accessibility and logistic infrastructures and its economic environment is strongly focused on innovation: : with 20% of R&D; spending and 31% of patents filed in Europe registered in the Region and 9 Technological Clusters. Lombardy is also tourism: 1st in Italy with 10 Unesco Heritage sites and 473 protected areas, with over 50% of international tourists.Find more The territory of Lombardy
Thanks to our innovative research tool, you can find the best opportunity for your business all over the Lombardy region: from greenfield and brownfield AttrACT opportunities to real estate projects and innovation hubs.Go to the tool
More than 50 greenfield opportunities, located all over the region with a surface of at least 10,000 sqm to be built on. The locational opportunities mapped in the AttrACT Program are ‘ready to use’, are intended for different use classifications and for each opportunity are reported general and representative information.
More than 60 brownfield opportunities, located all over the region with gross floor surface of at least 1,000 sqm for existing structures. The locational opportunities mapped in the AttrACT Program are ‘ready to use’, are intended for different use classifications and for each opportunity are reported general and representative information.
The Lombardy Region, together with ICE Agenzia, has been participating for several years to the MIPIM in Cannes, the most important annual real estate fair in the world. The research tool includes over 30 real estate projects presented by the Lombard Municipalities and selected through the call of proposal specifically developed for the event, in order to create investment and networking opportunities.
The importance of innovation in Lombardy is well represented by the plurality of subjects - such as hubs, incubators, accelerators, research and development centers - present in the territory. The research tool allows you to identify the most significant innovation hubs in the area, presenting their characteristics and fields of activity.
Since 2017, the map of settlement opportunities has been defined, together with the Municipalities' commitment to promoting their territorial offer and assisting, joined by the Invest in Lombardy team, the investors with streamlining actions and support towards the economic activities of companies.Discover more
85,000 The sector counts more than 85,000 enterprises, employing more than 900,000 people for a total revenue of € 257 bln.
220 With over 100 years of history, today the Lombard aerospace industry includes around 220 firms.
11% Thanks to the structural characteristics and to the above-the-average profitability, Lombardy can enjoy the most important agri-food system in Italy, with 11% of the national value added generated in Lombardy
15% With 15% of national renewable electricity production, Lombardy is the Italian region with the largest production of electricity from renewable sources.
41,000 Lombardy is at the top of the Italian cultural scene with more than 41,000 enterprises active in the Creative Industry (18% of national total).
695,154 The Lombardy Region has a long tradition in the ICT sector, with more than 695,154 established digitalized companies (around the 18% nationally).
€ 74.5 billion Lombardy is the most developed Italian region in the Life Sciences industry, and one of the most important Life Sciences hub in Europe, with a production value equal to € 74.5 billion
Incentives and funding at national and regional levels for enterprises
The excellence of the Lombard university system fosters highly qualified human capital within an ecosystem rich in technological infrastructures and innovation centers.
We have decided to inaugurate a dedicated training center here in Italy, to demonstrate our commitment to the country. In the last 10 years we have always invested here, always with a long-term and sustainable approachJohan Lundgreen, CEO EasyJet
We choose to invest in Lombardy, and in particular, in the “Cosmetic Valley” in the Cremona Province, in order to exploit its history, know-how and peopleFabrizio Buscaini, CEO
We're extremely proud to enter the Italian market, renowned throughout the world for its unmatched gastronomic culture and meeting Italian shoppers' expectations was the supermarket's greatest challengeMichael Gscheidlinger, Country Manager
Milan is one of the four destinations selected in Europe for our expansion: it is the heart of the Italian economy and it's the ideal place for the creation of one of the "smart data centers" that combine performance and environmental awareness.Olivier Micheli, CEO
We are pleased to position ourselves within the urban center of Milan, a city that, today more than ever, has a great attraction for both the business and tourism markets. This new project ensures a much more effective working environment for our employeesPieter Elbers, CEO
The "Four Motors for Europe Business Passport" project, an alliance between Lombardy, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Baden-Wurttemberg and Catalonia aimed at collaboration and business facilitation in these four main European economic areas, is strengthened.
The Lombardy Region, with Invest in Lombardy, took part in the national appointment "Selecting Italy" promoted by the Conference of Regions in collaboration with the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region and held in Trieste on the 24th and 25th January 2023.