An institution at the service of the country that promotes the sustainable development of Italy, responsibly using savings to foster growth and employment, supporting innovation and competitiveness of companies, infrastructure, and the territory.
It finances infrastructure and investments of public administrations, supports policies for the valorization of real estate assets of local authorities for urban regeneration, invests in social infrastructure, sustainable mobility, and new forms of housing. It offers integrated support to local authorities, also through technical consulting services for all phases of the implementation of public works.
It supports the development of the Italian entrepreneurial fabric, also at the international level, making available tools and skills.


Specialized in supporting Italian companies, particularly SMEs, that want to grow in Italy and in the global market. Through the synergy of integrated competencies and insurance and financial services, it offers a unique operational model in the Italian landscape, aimed at the economic development of the country.

Together it guides Italian companies in choosing markets and managing the risks associated with operating in new and often unfamiliar geographies. In addition to supporting them abroad, with a role strengthened by the extraordinary measures provided by the Liquidity Decree, SACE also supports companies in Italy with the aim of helping them strengthen liquidity, resilience, and overall competitiveness.

All of this with an important focus on sustainability and support for the Green New Deal.


It’s the national agency for the development, owned by the Ministry of Economy. It gives impetus to the country’s economic growth, focusing on strategic sectors for development and employment, is committed to the revival of crisis areas and operates mainly in the South. It manages all national incentives that favor the birth of new businesses and innovative startups. It finances large and small projects, addressing entrepreneurs with concrete development plans, especially in innovative and high-value-added sectors. It offers services to the Public Administration to accelerate the spending of European and national funds and for the valorization of cultural heritage. It is the Central Purchasing Body and Contracting Station for the implementation of strategic interventions in the territory.

Below are the partners participating in the Investi in Bari Technical Table. The table aims to analyze and manage requests received through the One Stop Shop desk in a coordinated manner, activating the services guaranteed by the same participating entities in their institutional function. The table also exercises a monitoring function on the progress of requests submitted to the desk by potential investors, companies, and interest groups in a facilitation and simplification perspective and support for the Green New Deal.


The Municipality of Bari, in collaboration with the Puglia Region and with the technical support of Capitale Lavoro S.p.a. (a public in-house company of the Metropolitan City of Rome Capital), has launched the experimental service PORTA FUTURO BARI on the municipal territory: a new generation Job Centre, already successfully tested in the City of Rome since 2011 and promoted as a pilot model in the regional capital.

PORTA FUTURO BARI is located at the former Manifattura dei Tabacchi in Bari, in via Ravanas n. 233, and is equipped with the necessary skills and instrumental resources to carry out its function as a platform for guidance and interaction between job demand and supply, operating in continuity with the current offices and agencies active in the area, committed to employability and self-employment issues.

The reception and guidance services, matching between job demand and supply, and support for self-employment provided by PORTA FUTURO BARI are financed with funds from the PON Metro 2014-2020.

In 2022, it launched a new service for attracting investments and therefore businesses, and for the consolidation and development of existing businesses. The service is provided through the One Stop Shop-Invest in Bari office.

Porta Futuro participates in the Technical Table of Invest in Bari and coordinates its activities.


Puglia Sviluppo is the financial company of the Puglia Region. In fulfilling the institutional task of contributing to the implementation of regional economic development programs, it operates as an intermediate body for managing aid for investments and innovation of companies and, as a manager of financial instruments, to facilitate access to credit and innovative finance. In addition, it supports the Puglia Region in the definition and implementation of initiatives to support the internationalization processes of Puglia companies and to attract investments to Puglia. The company is part of the European network EBN Innovation Network and provides two incubators for start-ups and innovative companies in Modugno (BA) and Casarano (LE). The company is incorporated in the form of a S.p.A. with a single shareholder. The share capital is entirely held by the Puglia Region, which exercises the direction and control of the company.

Puglia Sviluppo directly participates in the Technical Table of Invest in Bari in order to promote and enhance its experiences and opportunities to trigger dynamics of national and international investment attraction on the reference territory.


The Consortium for Industrial Development of Bari was established as a public economic body by Law 317/91. Its main objective is to promote and localize production initiatives within its territory. The Consortium has engaged in its activity public entities such as the Provincial Administration, the Municipalities, and the Chamber of Commerce of Bari, as well as the private entity Confindustria Bari-BAT.

Currently, the Consortium has developed two Industrial Areas, namely BARI-MODUGNO and MOLFETTA, covering an area of 1909. It includes over 80 km of roads, a public lighting network, a drinking and industrial aqueduct, black and white sewer systems, power lines, telephone and telematic lines, a methane network, two piezometric plants, three accumulation tanks, a wastewater refinement plant, a business center, two service centers, a storage and recycling center for materials derived from waste collection, a 15 km railway connection, and as many as 60 business incubators.

The Asi Consortium of Bari is a member of the Invest in Bari technical table.


In accordance with Article 4(2) of Legislative Decree No. 91 of June 20, 2017 and subsequent amendments, “SEZ” means a geographically delimited and clearly identified area within the State borders, comprising non-territorially adjacent areas with functional economic connections, and at least one port area meeting the characteristics established by Regulation (EU) No. 1315 of December 11, 2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Union guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T). Companies already operating and those that will settle in the SEZ can benefit from special conditions in relation to incremental investments and business development activities for economic and entrepreneurial activities.

In Italy, the management and establishment of SEZ are governed by Article 4 of Decree-Law No. 91/2017 and subsequent amendments, most recently amended by Decree-Law No. 77/2021 and subsequent amendments (Article 57), which reorganized the operating structure of SEZ for implementing the interventions envisaged by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR).

The SEZ Area is a member of the Invest in Bari technical board.


The Polytechnic of Bari is an Italian state university with a scientific-technological focus. It provides education for architects, engineers, and industrial designers, issuing academic qualifications such as university diploma, university degree (old system, subject to availability), degree, specialist degree, research doctorate, corresponding academic qualifications, as well as university masters and II level.

The Polytechnic of Bari is a member of the Invest in Bari technical board, and the area of involvement of the Polytechnic is linked to the human resources and professional skills that interested companies may require.


The “Regional Committee for Monitoring the Economic and Productive System and Crisis Areas” (SEPAC) was created by the Apulia Region under Article 40 of Regional Law No. 7 of 21 May 2002. Its main responsibility is to monitor situations of occupational tension and develop initiatives and coordination measures utilizing available resources and tools to realize operational solutions in the short and medium term.

As a member of the Technical Table of Invest in Bari, SEPAC focuses on employment and labor issues related to industrial crises.

Last update

29 March 2023, 14:49