Simest (CDP Group): bursary for students of internationalisation

The competition is under way for the Simest Prize Italian companies and international markets.

Finance in the “Italian System” to boost competitiveness”. This CDP Group initiative, which is one of the degree bursaries promoted by the Leonardo Committee, is for talented young people who have developed projects on strategies to support the foreign expansion of businesses to improve the competitiveness of the Italian economy in global markets.

At the presentation of the award, Salvatore Rebecchini, Simest Chairman, described how the CDP Group, in its role as National Promotion Institution, wants “to support talented young people capable of promoting the ‘Made in Italy’ sector abroad. Because promoting Italy around the world is what we do every day, helping our companies, especially SMEs, to think and act internationally, to grow, develop and become more and more competitive."

Simest will offer the winner a paid six-month internship or a prize of €3,000.