The Italian Trade Promotion Agency - ICE is the government organization supporting the internationalization of Italian firms, according
to the guidelines of the Ministry of Economic Development.
ICE develops and facilitates economic and trade relations with foreign countries, focusing on the needs of Italian Small and Medium
Enterprises - SMEs, Industrial Associations and manufacturing clusters.
ICE promotes the “Made in Italy” brand worldwide, showcasing Italian products and services and attracting investments.
ICE provides information, assistance and consultancy to companies on foreign markets, fostering export and cooperation in all
fields –industry, agriculture, and services – increasing and consolidating the Italian presence in international markets.
ICE co-operates with Regions, Chambers of Commerce, business organizations and other Italian public and private entities.
ICE is headquartered in Rome, with a large network of offices around the world, acting as Trade Promotion Sections of the Italian
Embassies or Consulates.
The Agency promotes Italian biotechnology and nanotechnology on foreign markets, facing the challenges of global economic development,
targeting spin-offs and start-ups, essential to Italian competitiveness.
ICE coordinates the participation of Italian biotech companies to the main international conventions, helps networking and partnerships
through workshops in new markets and foreign delegations in Italy. Moreover, the Agency provides information and news about the
Italian biotechnology field, also by means of this website.