Innovative Machinery is a government measure. There are numerous incentives from the various ministries aimed at supporting SMEs and start-ups in the process of adapting to the parameters of Company 4.0. Among the measures that MISE has launched to help the regions of the South, there is the new call for Innovative Machinery 2020.
The new call for 2020 is aimed at specific regions: Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Puglia and Sicily. The call is intended to facilitate the implementation of investment programs aimed at achieving the technological and digital transformation of companies or to favor the transition of the manufacturing sector towards the paradigm ofcircular economy: new technologies for a sustainable manufacturing 4.0. The facilitating intervention was defined in the context of National Operational Program "Enterprise and Competitiveness" 2014-2020 ERDF for which it allows to activate already allocated Community resources.The measure supports innovative investments which, through the technological and digital transformation of the company through the use of enabling technologies relating to the plan 4.0 company and / or the transition of the company towards the circular economy paradigm, are able to increase the level of efficiency and flexibility of the company in carrying out its economic activity, by purchasing strictly functional machinery, plants and equipment the implementation of investment programs, as well as IT programs and licenses related to the use of the aforementioned tangible assets. An intelligent factory is in fact an interconnected system whose technologies feed a sustainable manufacturing production.