About us

Enterprise Europe Network is the largest European network supporting innovation, internationalization, and business competitiveness. With a presence in over 50 countries and approximately 600 locally grouped partner organizations. 

EEN assists companies in innovating and expanding internationally.

Teams of experts from partner organizations within the network offer free personalized services to businesses.

EEN’s expert groups span all key economic sectors, such as aerospace, agri-food, electronics, renewable energy, mobility, digital technologies, textiles, and healthcare.

In Italy (www.een-italia.eu), 55 partner organizations are part of the network. These organizations include chambers of commerce, business associations, regional development agencies, research centers, universities, laboratories, technology parks, and local authorities.

Italy has six EEN consortia:


Simpler Consortium 

SIMPLER is the access point for Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna to the services of the Enterprise Europe Network.

The project is supported by the European Commission through the Single Market Programme (SPM), as well as by the Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna regions.

SIMPLER’s services are free and primarily target businesses, especially SMEs, their associations, public and private research centers, universities, and public entities.

These services are delivered by eleven partner organizations within the consortium:

La rete EEN in numeri

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SMEs get help
to innovate and grow internationally every day
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Enterprises benefit from our experts’
in-depth tailored advice every day
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Companies sign partnership agreements every day