Invitalia is the National Agency for inward investment and economic development, owned by the Italian Ministry of Economy. This boosts the country’s economic growth, focusing on strategic sectors for development and employment; it is committed to reviving crisis areas and operates mainly in the South of Italy. It manages all national incentives that encourage the creation of new companies and innovative startups. It finances projects both large and small, targeting entrepreneurs with concrete development plans, especially in innovative and high added value sectors. It provides services to Public Administration to speed up the spending of EU and national funds, as well as to promote cultural heritage. It is the Purchasing Body and Contracting Authority for the execution of strategic actions at local level.