SIMPLER (Support Services to Improve Innovation and Competitiveness of business) is the consortium, covering Emilia-Romagna and Lombardia territory, providing services for internationalization and innovation for SMEs in the framework of Enterprise Europe Network.
Enterprise Europe Network is an EU key tool financed by European Commission to promote SMEs competitiveness, growth and development and to support internationalization processes trough innovation and technology transfer.
The Network operates in more than 50 countries through 600 local organizations: it is the largest transnational network supporting companies in reaching technological, commercial and research agreements, thanks to the expertise acquired over the years, a unique and dedicated database and established international contacts.
All contact points, everywhere in the world, adopt the approach of “no wrong door” allowing SMEs a more immediate and easier access to information and to the specific services offered by European Union. The network, active since 2008, has provided assistance to over 2.5 million companies in the first 3 years.